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This 8 inches French globe has "Lebegue and Cie " on its tag with an  in Paris (J.  LEBEGUE & CIE / EDITES. / 30, rue de Lille, / PARIS). They also come as J. L  & C for the smaller size, it was a School supply company at the turn of the  19th. century.The  globe is plastered  ball with  12 colored lithographed paper gores, political  boundaries colored in outline, showing railway , track , telegraph cable route , steamship navigation tracks  ocean currents  .There is the name of the native American tribes on the US territory .There are some oxidation of the paper ,  no hole  or crack .Reference for dating  : Free state of Congo  (The Congo Free State was a private kingdom owned by Leopold II of Belgium  between about 1877 and 1908), Antarctica is not yet explored ,  St Petersburg , that point to the early 1880's.  The condition is good for a piece of this age ,  overall while it is not in pristine condition  I believe it  is a good value  in term of  historical content and decorative cachet .It has been  professionally clean . The size is inusual for this globe which comes mostly  with  a  12 inches size  .

Size:  globe D. 8 inches , H.14 ,  overall  good condition some oxidation .

I can be reach at the 310 994 6009 if you want more info , for shipping outside the US please contact me for pricing and condition


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