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Globe, Table, 9-Inch Diameter, Terrestrial World, Art Deco, Hammond, New York, Mid 1930s

$900

C.S. Hammond & Co.
9-Inch Terrestrial Table Globe
Bakelite Stand
Brooklyn, New York: c. Mid 1930s
11.5 inches high, 8-inch diameter base
$900

The terrestrial globe is surmounted by an hour circle canted in an uncalibrated half meridian, raised on an Art Deco stepped and incised round black Bakelite stand. Istanbul is shown, which indicates a date after 1932. Palestine is shown, which dates the globe to before 1948.  Oceans are blue, geographical entities shaded in various colors.  Principal steamship routes and transcontinental railways indicated.

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Description

C.S. Hammond & Co. was a prominent producer of maps and globes from about the year 1900 and continues in business today. Read more about them in our Guide to Globe Makers.

Oval Cartouche: HAMMOND’S/ 9 INCH/ TERRESTRIAL GLOBE/ 3036/ Principal Steamship Routes with/ Distances in Nautical Miles/ Principal Transcontinental Railways/ C.S. HAMMOND & CO./ COPYRIGHT/ PATENT PENDING/ BROOKLYN

Condition: Generally very good, recently professionally restored, with some remaining overall toning, wear, discolorations, restored abrasions.

Additional information

Maker Location

Maker

Globe Type

Terrestrial

Material

Verdigris iron

Style

Art Deco