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This globe is from  the early 1930's ,  It shows  Manchukuo, officially the State of Manchuria prior to 1934 and the Empire of (Great) Manchuria after 1934 , Austria is still undependant no Anschluss, German: “Union”, political union of Austria with Germany, achieved through annexation by Adolf Hitler in 1938. This type of globe belong to the tradition of globe making of the 19th century : 12 full gores on a solid ball of plaster .The art deco  design of the  mount is attributed to Adnet . 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  .  It is in excellent condition ,  I believe  is a good value in term of  historical content and decorative cachet , small globe are scarce compared to the large school globe 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.14 in  x D .9 in , good condition ,some light oxidation of the paper on the top part . 

 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 Art Deco 1930 G.Thomas antique terrestrial globe 9 inches

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