A 16-inch celestial table globe
Lot 2267W
A 16-inch celestial table globe
US$ 600 - 800
£360 - 480
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A 16-inch celestial table globe
Denoyer-Geppert Inc., Chicago; circa 1956
A celestial globe in full metal meridian with raised calibrations rotating within meridian fork, the horizon band with color-printed paper calendar and zodiac, raised on a round metal base. Globe with sky blue background, stars of first to third magnitude shown by size highlighted in yellow, smaller stars shown by size in black. Signed within a circular cartouche: "CELESTIAL/16 INCH GLOBE/ SYMBOLS OF APPARENT MAGNITUDE/1st. 2nd. 3rd./OTHERS/Denoyer-Geppert Co./ Chicago 40, U.S.A./Copyright 1956". The meridian fork stamped: "Made in U.S.A./ D.G. CO./CHICAGO"; the horizon band marked: "Denoyer-Geppert Co. Chicago."
24-1/2 x 22 in. (62 2 x 55.8 cm.) height x overall diameter.
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