• Sale 8347

    Maritime Art

    8 March 2000, New York, East

  • Lot 49

    CRAM Co., George F., Indianapolis, Indiana

    12 INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE THE GEORGE F. CRAM COMPANY INDIANAPOLIS INDIANA [c.1935]
    A 12-inch (30.5cm.) diameter terrestrial table globe made up of twelve chromolithographed gores, the equator graduated in degrees and hours, the ecliptic graduated in days of the month and of the houses of the Zodiac with symbols, the oceans showing ocean currents and an analemma, the continentswith nation states delicately coloured in green and yellow, a stamped hour dial with hours 1-12 twice, the moulded aluminium meridian circle divided in four quadrants, with cast-iron meridian half-circle labelled SUN RAYS, the pointer at the bottom corresponding to an applied paper chart on the circular aluminium base, graduated in days of the month and houses of the Zodiac, with further information regarding the seasons and instructions for use (old abrasions and discolourations, redrawing to base chart) -- 17½in. (44.5cm.) high

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    CRAM Co., George F., Indianapolis, Indiana
    12 INCH TERRESTRIAL GLOBE THE GEORGE F. CRAM COMPANY INDIANAPOLIS INDIANA [c.1935]
    A 12-inch (30.5cm.) diameter terrestrial table globe made up of twelve chromolithographed gores, the equator graduated in degrees and hours, the ecliptic graduated in days of the month and of the houses of the Zodiac with symbols, the oceans showing ocean currents and an analemma, the continentswith nation states delicately coloured in green and yellow, a stamped hour dial with hours 1-12 twice, the moulded aluminium meridian circle divided in four quadrants, with cast-iron meridian half-circle labelled SUN RAYS, the pointer at the bottom corresponding to an applied paper chart on the circular aluminium base, graduated in days of the month and houses of the Zodiac, with further information regarding the seasons and instructions for use (old abrasions and discolourations, redrawing to base chart) -- 17½in. (44.5cm.) high

    See Colour Illustration


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