Made in Chicago in the 1960's this Replogle terrestrial 12 "r globe feature a 3D effect with relief ( seen as darker shadow on the blow up of Africa) .The condition is good but for a little bit of missing paper on the mid orb paper section . Overall a very desirable globe with a decorative base.Historicall interesting reference with the transition of the decolonization of the 1950's and 1960's .
Size; H 20, globe 12" ,good condition with no paper loss .
Date marker : 1960 – French West Africa, French Equatorial Africa, Belgian Congo and other African colonies cease to exist, creating over 15 independent countries, including Niger, Chad, Somalia, Congo, Nigeria. Zaire.
The Bechuanaland Protectorate was a protectorate established on 31 March 1885, by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland in Southern Africa. It became the Republic of Botswana on 30 September 1966.