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This globe is from  the late  1940's ,  no   Manchukuo ( 1935/45 )  , no state of  Israel  ( 1948 )  , Lebanon  present (independent from Syria 1944 ) , no Pakistan  (East and West Pakistan created 1947 ) , all African country in their colonial border.

his type of globe belong to the tradition of globe making of the 19th century : 12 full gores on a solid ball of plaster . G.Thomas [1840-1903]  was  the succesor of E. Bertaud  (1840-1903) , Bertaud itself being the sucessor of Felix Delamarche  .  This Cartographic publishing house was  born in 1934, it took over the productions of Henry Barrère (1890-1930) and P.H. Barrère (1931-1933) to finally become  between 1946 and 1959 the company name GIRARD, BARRERE ET THOMAS. Later it was taken over in 1974 by  TARIDE.  This globe was most likely to be used in classroom just after WW2.
Size H.30 in  x D .17 in  base 11 in , good condition ,some stabilized crack in the pacific  with touch up

 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 .


French 17" Girard Barrere et Thomas antique terrestrial globe 17 inches

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