Hammond's 6" c1931

Hammond's 6" c1931

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Hammond 6" Student Globe c1931 Student globes had been mass produced as economical as possible to ensure affordability for the educational system. The simplified mounting consists of a wire stand as the orb is made of pasteboard. However, because of the economical manufacturing of these models, not many have survived or can be found in good condition (such as this one). Note the cartouche on this particular globe. It’s an overlay by Hammonds. This model in fact is a Weber Costello Peerless. It was common that globe manufactures did use each other models and added their own cartouche as an overlay. 12 Paper Gores mounted on a pasteboard sphere. Orb is secured in a simplified student wire twist mount. Approx 8.75" tall and 6" diameter. In good condition with age appropriate rubbing and scuffing .Some wear to the varnish. Colors are vivid, details crisp. The age of the globe has been identified by the political borders displayed: Istanbul (Post 1930), Pre Saudi Arabia independence (1932), Manchuria (Pre 1932), Persia (Pre 1935) item #CN104 - SOLD
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