A 3-inch Newton's pocket celestial globe,  English, mid 19th century,
Lot 179
A Newton's 3-inch pocket celestial globe, English, mid 19th century,
Sold for £6,500 (US$ 10,621) inc. premium

Lot Details
A 3-inch Newton's pocket celestial globe,  English, mid 19th century,
A Newton's 3-inch pocket celestial globe, English, mid 19th century,
cartouche printed NEWTON'S Improved Pocket Celestial GLOBE, the sphere applied with twelve engraved and hand coloured gores, mounted in brass meridian engraved with four quadrants, in spherical fishskin covered case with interior of one hemisphere applied with twelve half gores printed with an image of the Sun and planets of the solar system, the rim of the case with horizon ring printed with the points of the compass and degree scales, 4in (10cm) diameter
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