"Today's World" Floor Globe - over 5 feet tall

A unique globe featuring up-to-date cartography and political data for the current era, with the look and feel of an antique globe. The globe features richly detailed political/physical cartography originally published by Merzbach & Falk, Brussels, 1881. Elaborate work has been done by expert globe makers & restoration experts to revise this globe for modern times while still maintaining an original antique appearance. Depicted on the globe are mountain ranges, ocean currents, past empires, as well as cable/wireless routes.

This globe truly has the authentic look and feel of an original antique globe from the 1800's.  A unique, exclusive ageing technique has been applied to give the globe its rich patina appearance making it a very convincing replica.

Its massive 33" diameter makes it one of the largest production globes available on the market. The overall height towers at over five feet. This is a very impressive globe sure to fit perfectly in a more traditional office, study, or library setting.

Many hours of hand craftsmanship are put into producing each globe, paper map gores are individually hand applied to the 33" sphere. The sphere itself is comprised of internal wood framework and a fiberglass outer layer making it a very well crafted globe sure to last for many years. All components used in the production of this globe are from recycled and/or reclaimed sources.

Diameter:  33"
Height:  67"
Footprint: 37"
Ship Weight:  600 lbs. (dimensional weight)

Actual Weight: 86 lbs

ITEM#:  GT-1881


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Name: 33" Antique Floor Globe
Globe Type: 33" Political
Base: Stained pine
Meridian: None
Color: Antique ocean
Illuminated: No
Raised Relief: No
Special: Look and feel of an authentic antique globe but with up to date political information and cartography.
Pros: Has all the charm of an old world globe with the benefits of modern cartography
1-World comment: A great alternative to an original antique globe costing several times more