1824 "cosmosphere", a printed terrestrial globe, set inside a revolving glass celestial globe. It was invented by Dr William Muller, a major of the Royal Hanoverian Engineers from Woolwich, and made by the Cary brothers.
This "dissected globe" dates to around 1866 - at the time such items were a popular toy for children - dissected globe brings to mind many possibilities for a puzzle along with information such as the Earth's interior makeup & tectonics.
Czech vaseline glass world globe paperweight. Made in the Bohemian region of the Czech Republic from the finest quality yellow vaseline glass, the globe sits in a black cast frame and actually spins as a real globe would.