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Black Forest Illuminated Glass Globe

  • 40cm (16") diameter globe

  • Glass globe ball

  • Illuminated globe

  • Stainless steel meridian and base

  • Up-to-date cartography

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Black Forest Illuminated Glass Globe

Key Features

  • Globe ball diameter 40cm (16").
  • Hand blown glass globe ball.
  • Stainless steel base & meridian.
  • Dual mapping showing physical mapping when unlit, and political when lit.

About This Globe

When only the finest will do! Globes don’t come much more special than the Black Forest Globe.

This 40cm (16") diameter illuminated globe is larger than the standard size for desktop globes. Each globe ball is hand blown by German craftsmen from the finest glass and the gores (individual sections of the map) are hand laid. The cartographic artistry of the map, with its unique use of shading on land masses and in the oceans to create a 3 dimensional relief effect, is second to none. The globe shows physical features of the earth when unlit and political boundaries appear when the globe is illuminated. The stand on the Black Forest globe is made from stainless steel and is deliberately kept simple in design so as not to detract from the globe itself. German quality at its best!


  • Up-to-date blue ocean cartography
  • Cartography designed in Germany
  • Dual mapping showing two types of mapping when illuminated and non-illuminated

Map Detail

  • Blue Ocean globe.
  • Highly detailed map.

Base & Meridian

  • Stainless Steel Base.
  • Stainless Steel Meridian.
Additional Information
Ball Colour Blue
Ball Diameter 40.5cm (16")
Globe Width 43cm (17")
Height 51cm (20")
Globe Surface Material Traditional Paper Gores
Meridian Material Stainless Steel
Base Material Stainless Steel
Raised Relief No
Type Illuminated
Brand Columbus
Cartography Up-to-date Map
Cartography Style Physical Mapping Unlit, Political Mapping Lit
Country of Manufacture Germany
Delivery Weight (kg) 8
Customer Reviews (2)
Fantastic globe, admired by all. Son delighted
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We wanted a special present for our son's 18th birthday and this globe has proven to be just that. He loves it, his mates love it, his family love it. Alex at Just Globes super helpful. Thank you. Review by Philip (Posted on 05/07/2020)
Great service , Alex was helpful and knew his stuff
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A lovely piece of furniture I purchased for my daughter's 18th Birthday . I hope that she will take it with here to every home she moves to

The globe is beautifully made and was well packaged . It will last for forever and will be a constant source of interest and fascination for anyone who sees it

Glad I bought It
Review by Richie B (Posted on 15/11/2019)
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