This globe is from the 60's ,as indicated by the presence of Belgium congo ,British Bechuanaland ( became independent Botswana in 1966) . Little is know about G.Thomas [1840-1903] beside beside being the succesor of E. Bertaud [1840-1903 , Bertaud itself being the sucessor of Felix Delamarche . The adress of the 17 rue de Bucci which is found on t most Forest globe is telling us that the Forest globe edition was absorbed by GIRARD, BARRÈRE ET THOMAS in the 1930's.
It is in good condition , I believe is a good value in term of historical content and decorative cachet , small globe are scarce compared to the large school globe
Size H.13 in x D .6 in , good condition , 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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