Replogle 8" Standard Globe c.pre-1948
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.
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.