How old is a globe?
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Similarly one may ask, are old globes worth anything?
Most antique globes you find today are a bit younger though. Age can have a great influence on the value of a globe: while a good condition 30-inch globe from the 1930s-1960s can be valued at as much as a thousand euro, a tiny pocket globe from the late 18th century can be worth fifteen times more.
Secondly, what is a Replogle Globe? Replogle makes metal globes, light-up globes (in glass [vintage], cardboard, and plastic), inflatable plastic globes, transparent globes, a cube-shaped globe, and a variety of globe stands. In addition to globes of Earth, Replogle also makes globes of Venus, Mars, the Moon, and the celestial sphere.
Hereof, how do you tell the date of a globe?
You can determine an edition date by comparing your globe or map to the listing. For example, if your globe shows the Philippines as independent (1946), but India as a British possession and not yet independent (1947), then the globe's edition date is 1946 or 1947.
How globes were made in the 1950s?
Traditionally, globes were manufactured by gluing a printed paper map onto a sphere, often made from wood. The most common type has long, thin gores (strips) of paper that narrow to a point at the poles, small disks cover over the inevitable irregularities at these points.