Miniature Klinger Nuremberg globe in original case. J. G. Klinger.
Miniature Klinger Nuremberg globe in original case
Miniature Klinger Nuremberg globe in original case
Miniature Klinger Nuremberg globe in original case
Miniature Klinger Nuremberg globe in original case
Miniature Klinger Nuremberg globe in original case
Miniature Klinger Nuremberg globe in original case
Miniature Klinger Nuremberg globe in original case

Miniature Klinger Nuremberg globe in original case

Nuremberg: J. G. Klinger c 1860. A very nice example of an all original Klinger Nuremberg globe. The globe itself is 1 5/8 inches in diameter, 1 7/8 inches including the brass pinions on each end. 12 hand-colored engraved full gores. The original display box is 2 3/16 inches across, and 2 1/16 inches high. The box is constructed from three concentric paper tubes. The innermost with two semi-circular cutouts on it's top edge within which the globe's pinions seat and can rotate. The middle and outer tubes are sized so that the separate fitted top which protects the globe fits snugly. We have had minor conservation work done to line the rotation points of the innermost tube with brass so they no longer wear away at the paper (a failing common to these globes). The display box, quite nice indeed, illustrates children viewing a large globe at a table with a label "The Erde" and "The Earth" below. The globe itself is labeled in English. A beautiful example, much nicer than often found. Giftworthy, for the person who loves cartography but has little space. Near Fine. [26773]


Dekker points out that "Although the globe has [ J. G. Klinger's ] name on it, it must have been published after his death, since it shows Wilkes' Land, which was discovered in 1840-42" (Globes at Greenwich GLB0017). A rather soiled example of this globe sold at Bonhams in New York in October of 2014 for $3750 including premium.

Price: $3,000.00

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