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Replogle 8" Standard Globe c.pre-1948

$120

ABOUT

This is an original Replogle 8" Standard Globe with a bronze plated bracket mounted on a doom metal pedestal.

  • CREATOR Replogle.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.pre-1948.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Metal, Paper.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 11 in. W 9 in. D 8 in.

HISTORY

Replogle Globes was started by Luther Replogle (1902-1981) when, in 1930, he began selling globes which he crafted by hand in his apartment in Chicago, using maps from England. His vision was to make globes a common feature in people's households, rather than something found only in academic settings. Luther Replogle co-founded Scanglobe in 1963. After Luther Replogle's death in 1981, Replogle Globes purchased Scanglobe's remaining interest in 1988, and moved the company to the United States in 2003 as a Replogle brand.

 

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