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N.G.S. Globes, Decor, { & "Pictorial Geography series" sets}

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N.G.S. Globes, Decor, { & "Pictorial Geography series" sets}

Share your photos or memories of the vintage (or newer) globes released since the 1960's. 

Also, the Pictorial Geography series (circa 1916-1922) can be discussed and reviewed here.

Join in, as we look back at scenes from every land, and view the globe in interesting ways.

* also, these items can be discussed: 

  • Wall Map Cabinets,
  • non-supplement pictorials and sheet sets,
  • prints of photos from books avail. to buyers,
  • N.G.S. sponsored furniture,
  • posters, Wall Murals, 
  • etc.

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Latest Activity: Apr 5, 2015

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Non-NGS Globe Collection 3 Replies

Apologies for this not being Society related but I just got my globe of the planet Mercury today.  I now possess a complete set of the 5-world Inner Solar System.  I just had to show somebody and…Continue

Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Jan 19, 2015.

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Comment by George Thomas Wilson on December 11, 2014 at 6:40pm

Scott,

While I do not have a Nat Geo globe, my love of maps meant I had to join this group.  (My globe is a old Rand McNally; and I also have globes of the Moon, Mars, and Venus.  Still looking for one of Mercury.)

Tom

Comment by Scott T. Shier on December 11, 2014 at 7:53pm

Hey Tom,

I named this group based in consultation with Phil. I wanted to make sure it didn't duplicate or compete with the existing Maps/Supp/Index group. Phil and I still feel that the NG Atlases --the books, (pending any future postings) do "belong" in the Maps...Index group.

- Scott

Comment by Scott T. Shier on December 27, 2014 at 1:03am
Comment by George Thomas Wilson on December 27, 2014 at 12:16pm

Scott,

I had already found one.  What I needed to find was the $$$. My collection items are 12" standard size globes.  haha back atcha.

Tom

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