A rare combined terrestrial and celestial Globe by Jan Felkl & Son
Rostok near Prague ca. 1905, comprising a terrestrial globe (diameter c. 22 cm) which folds in the planispheres and houses the celestial globe (diameter c. 16 cm) inside.
The globe has been carefully restored (by a globe restorer) which means the darkened lacquer has been taken off.
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