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Tall Illuminated 1950s Globe With Mahogany Base

Large rotating globe measures 34" in diameter by 43" high; spins and rotates on a metal and mahogany base. Interior lighting element is functional and has been rewired. Bulb is accessed through a removable disc.



From Jensen Globes Inc. Addison Illinois, which is no longer in business. Based upon country and place names, it appears the globe is from around 1958-59. A great piece of history, in unrestored age-appropriate condition.

Large rotating globe measures 34" in diameter by 43" high; spins and rotates on a metal and mahogany base. Interior lighting element is functional and has been rewired. Bulb is accessed through a removable disc.



From Jensen Globes Inc. Addison Illinois, which is no longer in business. Based upon country and place names, it appears the globe is from around 1958-59. A great piece of history, in unrestored age-appropriate condition.

Tall Illuminated 1950s Globe With Mahogany Base

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CREATOR: Jensen Globes (Manufacturer)
COUNTRY: United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Circa 1950s
MATERIALS: Resin globe, paper cover, metal surround, and mahogany base, single incandescent lighting element.
CONDITION: Good. Good vintage condition with some very small losses to the paper covering that are visible, particularly when lit..
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
HEIGHT: 43 in. (109 cm)
DIAMETER: 34 in. (86 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Chicago, IL
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU84191021804

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