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Rare French Napoleon III world map globe lions feet heads signed GIRARD & BOITTE – circa 1878

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A stunning and very rare French Napoleon III world map globe standing on a superb cast iron base with lions heads and feet, the globe is made of ‘’boiled cardboard’’ (carton bouilli), it is 100% original, the map has a very small crack under the globe and a bit yellowish color after more then 140 years of existence (see pictures), but overall in excellent condition of preservation, made in France, signed and edited by "E. Girard & A.Boitte" in 1878

Dimensions are 24.5 inches high total (62 cm), the base is 9.5 inches (24 cm) between the feet

More pictures available on request


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Rare French Napoleon III world map globe lions feet heads signed GIRARD & BOITTE – circa 1878

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  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: cast iron, cardboard
  • Feedback: 16 reviews
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