Place / Date: Zwolle, 1957,

Dimensions: 247 x 227mm.

Condition: In very good condition, some slight wear to folds with staples. A few corners slightly rubbed and worn.

A highly unusual and fascinating folding paper globe of the world, produced in The Netherlands in the late 1950s. You can ‘turn’ the globe over to reveal another section of the world. Globe No.1 shows The Americas, Greenland, and the extreme western portions of Europe and Africa.
Beneath it has 20 flags of the world including the United Nations, Cuba, Brazil, France, Norway, Mexico and Chile. Globe No. 2 shows Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Iran, India, the Far East and South East Asia. Beneath are 18 national flags, including Austria, Uruguay, Luxemburg, Sweden, Switzerland and Ireland.
Globe No. 3 reveals Australia Eastern Africa, Russia, the Middle east, Asia and S.E. Asia. The 20 national flags below include: Iran, Japan, Australia, Pakistan, India, Philippines, Turkey and Syria.