This 9 inches globe was edited by the American maker HAMMOUND , one of the Chicago map maker emerging in the early 20th.century . The metal base is a staple of the art deco design of the early 1930's with a touch of art and craft. This model was the top of the line back then , the globe is made of 12 gores glued on a metal ball ( see picture below) , by the early 1940's the maker had already started to print cardboard which was shaped in the form of 2 halves to be glued together .From the political borders I place it early  1930's , Congo Belge , West French Africa ,  Istanbul  in 1930 ,Former Russia now identified as USSR (1926), manchukuo 1931.

Size:globe D. 9  inches , H.15 ,overall good condition but not pristine , there are some discoloration and oxidation , a small touch up in Siberia .All of the map , name and printing are clear and readable .

HAMMOND ANTIQUE TERRESTRIAL GLOBE 9" LATE 1930 Art deco base

$620.00Price