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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 96

    An inflatable pocket silk globe

    JAPAN, BEFORE 1929

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    An inflatable pocket silk globe
    Japan, before 1929
    POCKET FOLDING GLOBE MAP BALLOON MADE OF SILK, PRINTED IN ENGLISH, the case and globe stamped 25 AUG, 1929 GRAF ZEPPELIN, the round the world route of the zeppelin marked in MS.
    7¾in. (19.5cm.) long in box


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    Provenance

    Gift dedication from Sir (George) Hubert Wilkins to a friend.