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    Sale 5364

    Christie's Interiors

    2 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 160

    A FACSIMILE COPY OF THE BEHAIM GLOBE

    MID 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FACSIMILE COPY OF THE BEHAIM GLOBE
    MID 20TH CENTURY
    With engraved brass dial on a mahogany tripod stand
    54 in. (137 cm.) high overall


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    Martin Behaim of Nuremberg constructed one of the first terrestrial globes in around 1492, it is located in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg

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