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Diplomat Globe by Replogle

 

Diplomat Globe

Price: $16,999.99
Sale Price: $14,450.00
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32" Illuminated, Hand Papered, 20000 Named Places
Wood - Walnut Finish, Cradel Mounted Full Meridian
Illuminated with Fingertip Touch 3-Light Control
51"H x 40"W x 40"D - 64.5 LBS.

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SKU: RP-65325


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  • Updatable Globe Program (discounts on future globe updates)

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A wise investment by any standards, the Diplomat 32-inch Blue Ocean Illuminated Floor Standing World Globe by Replogle is an elegant and regal work of art that is truly the piece de resistance.

Never before have you seen a globe as beautiful and functional as this one! A handcrafted masterpiece, this extraordinary globe features lavish attention to both form and function, while distinctive details include illumination, ten color cartography and a solid brass, hand engraved meridian.

No other globe can boast the title of the worlds most detailed globe and with over 20,000 place names, this globe is the sole carrier of the designation. The Diplomat 32-inch Illuminated Floor Standing World Globe by Replogle stands an impressive 51 inches tall and features a hand papered 32-inch sphere, handcrafted, solid mahogany cradle mounting that has been rubbed to a lustrous walnut finish, further emphasizing this gorgeous globes uncommon beauty.

Search all over the world and you will not find a better example of the delicate art of globe making. A striking and magnificent addition to any professional atmosphere, this beautiful globe is the one you have been looking for to add that extra something to your surroundings. Dont pass up the opportunity to own the worlds most distinctive and detailed globe!

REVIEW FROM ULTIMATE GLOBES STAFF: One of the first thing we noticed when reviewing the Diplomat globe is how stately it appears. The stand does not over power the view of the globe as you will see with other floor styles. It is evident that the stand is hand crafted in the USA by the quality and sturdy nature as well as the care given during the stain and finish process of the hand crafted wood, this is not your typical mass produced particle board stand from Asia.

As you notice from the pictures, this is a cradle mounted globe which allows the globe ball to smoothly spin east to west or west to east but also like a steering whee, round and round, allowing you to see all parts of the globe. This is not to be confused with a full swing meridian you can push forward and back. The purpose is to provide the support needed for the globe to move freely and the cradle mount is the best approach. The numbered brass meridian is also hand made and etched with the lat/long degree markings. The meridian rests in small notches on the inside of the stand and also on a small roller that is hidden in the center post on the bottom.

Although the globe comes with a built in light kit that serves to backlight the globe ball from within, we have had several corporate customers that choose to order the globe without the illumination feature as it requires a close outlet and they wanted to feature the globe in a location where electric was not so convenient. If you have this need simply contact us and we will be happy to place a special order without this feature.

There is much to be said about the map used but we will keep it just to the main points. It is the most detailed production globe on the market with over 20,000 points of interest, named places, etc. Most 16 inch globes max out at around 4,500 named places, so it is substantially more. It is a political map showing the country and political boundaries with individual color shadings. It is pretty easy to read given the size and the back light does help to enhance some of the text and colors when on. The map is added to a large acrylic sphere in strips with small over lap by hand, and there are only a couple of employees that handle this level of craftsmanship. Once applied it can take several days to cure once the finish has been added. The map color is available in blue or antique and we can order either way for you.

IN OUR OPINION: This is a one of a kind globe, and it is very hard to find a globe this size. Because production is limited, it is fairly rare to find them, so you do get something very special. Ultimate Globes sells this item to both private residences and corporate clients. With its large size, it is important to make sure it fits the space you are looking to fill. The globe ball is right at 32 inches, so your door or window size depending on how you will bring it in will need to allow for this. Most corporate offices have 36 inch door widths which will be fine. The stand although about 40 inches wide can easily be placed on its side without the globe and brought through a door. If your budget and space allow the Diplomat makes a great addition!

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Great purchase! October 27, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from SAINT JOSEPH, MO United States  
This was an excellent purchase for our public library.  We especially appreciate working with the manufacturer to get a light oak stain on the wood rather than the dark mahogany.  A large floor globe communicates a world perspective like nothing else.

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Diplomat Replogle Globe November 9, 2014
Reviewer: Tamera W from TX  
We purchased this globe as a decorative piece for our office, it is an attention grabber, people love to look at it. It has a lot of detail as your description states. Very happy with this globe. Thanks

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Wonderful November 9, 2014
Reviewer: Mike Tagert from Atlanta, GA  
The globe is amazing, I purchased the globe for my home office and it is exactly what I was hoping for. My wife and I love all of the detail as we travel quite a bit and it is easy to find each place we have been. She purchased small round stickers in three different colors and we are placing them on each location we have traveled, one color for her, one for me and one for the places we have traveled together. The map is current and the stand is beautifully finished. Delivery was excellent, we needed the globe shipped on a specific date and the customer service was able to accommodate this. I would definitely recommend both the globe and Ultimate Globes.

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Exceptional Instrument May 1, 2013
Reviewer: Craig from Cape Coral, Flo  
This is truley the ultimate in accuracy for geographic perspective and navigation estimates.

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World's best globe! #1 in all respects! December 1, 2012
Reviewer: Tom from Arlington, VA  
Perfect in all respects!

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