16th Century Terrestial Compass Globe

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Brand: Authentic Models

Color: Black


  • Dimensions: Dimensions: 14.5 x 21 cm
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Publisher: Authentic Models

Details: AM was created more than 40 years ago in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. AM-s expertise and interests go back many centuries. Its collection of furniture, artifacts and accessories is inspired by the age of exploration, maritime history, cartography and more- Our never ending quest for unique objects and designs, coupled with our goal to share their stories with a dedicated audience. Now, in the 21st C. AM is eminently placed to offer its unique collection to the world at large, with our collection shown in major cities the world over. Classic globes without a matching compass were considered incomplete. Our wonderfully constructed bronze and wood stand with paper globe includes true reproduction of 17th C. "dry" compass. Twelve paper gores applied to the globe are printed after originals drawn by Gerardus Mercator, the inventor of the Mercator projection, which was used from the 16th C. until the middle of the 20th C. Scientific, decorative, historical...

  • Dimensions:
  • Height: 8.3

    UPC: 781934283201

    EAN: 0781934283201