Miniature terrestrial globe, 1880

Diameter: 2 cm

Total height: 2 cm.

Age: approx. 1880

Description: A very rare miniature terrestrial globe. The globe is made up of twelve lithographed paper gores, the axis arranged as a silver metal cased extending lead pencil  with suspension loop. An amusing globe novelty, probably sold at fairs or souvenir shops, the loop enabling it to be attached to a chatelaine or novelty bracelet.

Condition: good

Cartouche: Made in Germany

Price: please inform

 
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