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17th Century Globe
Authentic Models Old World Globe and Stand; the Old World at your fingertips! A 17th century Hondius globe unites precious bronze on a classic globe rosewood stand that has been hand-rubbed and French finished. Spin the globe, enjoy a touch of history and see the world through the eyes of past explorers. A wonderful piece of sophisticated decor, this globe could be considered a fantastic collector's item.
Attention to Detail
Attention to detail is key. A complicated 'gravure' printing process is replicated, which results in the sharpest lines, words and symbols even on the smallest of globes. Centuries ago globes were made by gluing copperplate printed gores on a plaster finished papier-mâché core, and this application method has been resurrected and continued by AM. All globes are handmade from specially reproduced paper gores. Twelve sections are hand glued onto a pastic (for small globes) or papier-mâché (for large globes) sphere.
World Leader in Antique Globes
Authentic Models are a renowned leader in antique globes, and no other company in the world offers authentic reproductions of similar quality and affordability. The globes span four centuries, from the Renaissance to the colonial era, and highlight some of the world's most famous cartographers; Mercator, Hondius and Vaugondy. All globes have been sourced from European archive collection originals, researched by AM for their historical accuracy and visual appeal.
Product Code: GL046 Brand: Authentic Models Material: Brass Colour: Brass
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