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Brand: Vintage World Australia
Product Name: World Globe
Model #: WG 106
Materials: Aluminium with nickel finish
Colour: Nickel finish metal, White
Key Attributes: Hand Crafted, Decorative, Antique Finish
Dimensions: 140(W) x 240(H) X 120(Globe Dia) mm
Product Weight: Under 500 g
Shipped From: Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)
Shipping Provider: Australia Post & All Major Courier services
Additional Delivery Information: Estimate Delivery 2 – 5 Business Days, Express Shipping Available, Please Call 0421960234
Returns: Easy Return & Exchange – 14 Days from Date of Purchase
Disclaimer: All of our items are handmade (HANDCRAFTED) by master artisans who employ techniques (TOOLS) and traditions that are often centuries old. Some natural blemishes or imperfections are to be expected. These are not product flaws. Instead, they are precisely what make these pieces so extraordinary and beautiful.
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Remember when you were younger and standing in front of a world globe it dawns on on you for the first time that the big ball with nonsense shapes and irregular lines spinning on a skewed axis right there is, in fact, us. Our planet. Our home. Our third rock from the sun, perpetually spinning and rotating through empty space – Earth – in 3D.
Though we are not likely to ever really, truly grasp its scale, nor the scale of the space through which we float, a global map of where we live is always going to make for a mighty and majestic reminder of just how small we really are on a global (or even cosmic) scale.
The world globes featured in the Vintage World Australia’s collection use a modern map of Earth with an antique finish, complimenting the authentic style of the beautiful brass and wooden stands they spin on.
Partnering the terrestrial spheres are a pair of solid brass and timber Armillary Globes. Like their cousin, the Celestial Globe, Armillary globes were vital navigation tools of old sea captains and pirates, using the stars above and their relationship to the sun or Earth to chart their journey, not across but around the oceans and seas of the world. These highly collectible World & Armillary Globes by Vintage World Australia are perfect gifts for globe trotting adventurers,and armchair travelers alike.
Uncommon, Unique and Priceless gift for Father’s Day, Mother’s Day and Christmas.