News about Globes
Antique globes put a new spin on our world view
At its most basic, a globe is a carefully designed and printed map that’s been glued to a ball and installed in a decorative display stand. Creating the map is the hardest part, because it’s a two-dimensional object that must approximate a three-dimensional world.
Morphy’s rolls out rare signs, globes for April 3 Gas & Oil Auction
DENVER, Pa. – If condition is king, then expect a red carpet to be rolled out on April 3 as Morphy’s presents a regal auction line-up of gorgeous signs, gas globes and early pumps in a 746-lot Automobilia & Petroliana Auction. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Ah-ooga! Make way for antique autos at Miller & Miller, Sept. 10
NEW HAMBURG, Canada – Three turn-of-the-century motor vehicles – a 1907 REO Model A five-passenger touring car, an 1899 Stanley Stanhope No. 1 Locomobile and a prototype of the 1911 Model H REO pickup truck – are the headliners in Miller & Miller Auctions’ online-only 407-lot Petroliana & Advertising auction planned for Saturday, September 10 […]
1959 Chevy Corvette was top prize at Miller & Miller sale
NEW HAMBURG, Canada – A fully restored powder blue 1959 Chevrolet Corvette convertible sped off for $82,600 in Miller & Miller Auctions, Ltd.’s online-only Petroliana, Railroadiana & Advertising auction held on June 18. One hundred percent of lots sold, and 86 percent of the top 50 lots exceeded estimate. Overall, the auction grossed $628,674. All […]