world globe can be hung as ornament or placed on a sturdy metal base. The
base is in the baroque style, a design that handsomely displays the ornament for
all to view (base sample may be seen at bottom right).
Height: 3.75" (9.5cm)
- Antique specialty map
was a German cartographer, who was regarded as one of Worlds finest
cartographers, best known for his Universalis Cosmographia, a 12-sheet
woodblock map dated 1507. Not only was it one of the first maps to
precisely chart latitude and longitude, but it was the first to reference the
name "America" (honoring Amerigo Vespucci). One of
gore globes sold for
$1002,267 USD, thus
fetching a world
record price for such items.
- Christmas Ornament
is available with either
- the Waldseemüller*
globe ball (seen above)
- or Coronelli
ball (at right).