George Philip & Son began as a map and atlas publisher in Liverpool, England in 1834. In 1902, the firm relocated to London and emerged as one of the major globe producers of the 20th century. Read more on our Guide to Globe Makers.
Oval cartouche roughly translated from Hebrew: GLOBE/ Edited by/ Dr. Yitzhak Shtenner [or could be Stenner]/ Issued by Geographical Institute George Philip, London. Made in Tel Aviv 5712 [the Hebrew calendar year corresponding to 1952]
Beneath cartouche in English: Printed & Manufactured in Great Britain by George Philip & Son, Ltd. London. Copyright.
Translation of keys inside cartouche from Hebrew to English:
Shipping Routes (blue dashed line)
Railroads (black line)
Airplane Routes (red dashed line)
6000 Meters Above [Sea Level]
8000 Meters Below [Sea Level]
Diameter, centimeters 33.3
Condition: Generally very good, with usual overall light toning, wear, handling.