Lighted Columbus globe on a chrome/wooden base, 1970
Diam. 32 cm, total height 42 cm. Approx. 1950. This is a very nice lighted Columbus globe in a very good condition. The globe is made from paper gores on a glass globe. The glass globe is mounted in a chromed meridian which is attached to a chrome/wooden base. This terrestrial globe has the Duo function. This is invented by the Columbus company in 1959 with the companies fiftieth birthday: With the light switched off you see the political boundaries and with the light switched on you see the physical details.