The Bremen Duo Alba
16" Illuminated Political/Physical Crystal Floor Globe

An expertly crafted floor globe from Columbus Globes of Germany featuring a mouth-blown crystal globe ball resting in a contemporary stainless steel semi-meridian. The globes base, a combination of solid wenge wood and brushed stainless steel, lend to the overall modern aesthetic of this stunning globe. Innovative dual image cartography allows one to view political borders in vibrant contrasting colors when the globe is turned off and physical features such as mountain ranges and ocean depths when illuminated. An unparalleled level of detail is put into the cartography work making this an ideal reference globe. Features nearly 4,400 place names labeled as well as ocean currents and major shipping lane routes. The globes cartography features light gray colored oceans with shaded bathymetry and countries in contrasting pastel color tones.

The map used for this globe is cut into gores and placed by hand over crystal spheres by expert globe makers. Every aspect of the globe, from the high resolution printing to the precision hand craftsmanship add to its unsurpassed quality. The crystal globe ball guarantees optimal illumination of the map chart. A truly impressive globe from Columbus Globes that will bring immeasurable distinction to any home or office setting.

Diameter: 16"
Height: 47"
Ship Weight: 95 lbs
Actual Weight: 33 lbs

ITEM#: CG-234088
PRICE:  $1,199.00

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16" Bremen Duo Alba Illuminated Floor Globe by Columbus
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Name: The Columbus 16" Bremen Duo Alba Illuminated Floor Globe
Globe Type: 16" Political Floor Globe
Globe Ball: Crystal glass, mouth-blown
Base: Solid wenge wood w/ stainless accents
Meridian: Stainless steel semi-meridian
Color: Light Gray Ocean
Illuminated: Yes
Electrical Cord Run: Routed through base
Raised Relief: No
Cartography: Columbus Duo Alba Series
Special: Hand blown crystal globe ball features exquisite cartography. Dual image map technology has been incorporated to show  political borders in contrasting colors when not lit and physical features when illuminated. Combines a physical and political globe in one.
Pros: One of the most technically advanced political globes on the market. Colorful artistic cartography that is printed in 24 successive layers of color followed by a protective high gloss clear coat for an impressive finish with flawless shine.
1-World comment: A cartographic masterpiece produced by skilled artisans blending the craft of woodwork, glass blowing, cartography, and design.

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