Mercatore Large World Globe | Political | Apricot

SKU: Z.906/50.09
MSRP + shipping: $2,050.00


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Main features of the Mercatore Floor-Standing World Globe:

• Large world globe (20″/50 cm)
• Political boundaries updated by Zoffoli’s expert cartographers
• Rotating globe
• World globe available in two sizes and two colors
• Incredible geographical detail
• Combines Old World style with modern cartography

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Product Description

This large world globe on a wooden floor stand may look like an Old World antique globe replica, but the stunning terrestrial globe actually features a modern world map with political boundaries that have been updated in by the Italian team of expert cartographers at Zoffoli. The Mercatore floor-standing globe brings the traditional style of a 16th or 17th-century piece of vintage period furniture to any room for class, yet the decorative, rotating world globe is also a valuable educational and geographical globe for reference.

Resting on a hand-cut chestnut color floor stand made from tanganyka wood, the large, 20-inch rotating world globe is surrounded by a lovely moveable calibrated meridian made of brass-finished aluminum.

The terrestrial globe by Zoffoli is, of course, made in Italy and features a detailed, geographical world globe map with political boundaries and features over a thousand place names. The UV resistant terrestrial globe sphere includes labels for oceans, continents, countries, major cities, and all U.S. states. The geographical and decorative world globe boasts incredible geographical detail of countries and major cities of the in both the original language and English, as well as capitals, main rivers, most important mountain ranges and all islands around the world.

This combination of a modern updated world globe with vintage furniture style from the Geographica Collection is a true example of why Zoffoli leads the world in the reproduction of antique globes and bar globes. Zoffoli has been handing down the art of making globes and globe bars for generations and has now perfected adding a lovely vintage look to modern globes and contemporary bar globes.

The Mercatore floor-standing earth globe sphere is available in traditional light blue or light apricot, as well as extra large (24″/60 cm) or large (20″/50 cm).

Gerardus Mercator, the namesake of this large world globe, is best known for his work in cartography, In 1569 he created a world map which represented sailing courses of constant bearing as straight lines and was the first to call a collection of maps an Atlas.

Specifications of the Mercatore floor-standing globe:

– Globe diameter 20” (50 cm)
– Overall area 28” x 28” (72 cm x 72 cm)
– Height 35 1/2″ (90 cm)
– Weight 68 lb (31 kg)
– Materials
Globe: cellulose, polymer
Floor stand: solid hardwood
Meridian hoop: aluminum
– Glassware not included
– Simple assembly required


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Many online retailers burden you with restocking fees or other charges on returns. We don’t. We believe it’s wrong to fine you for changing your mind or receiving anything other than what you expected, so the only charge you will be responsible for is the cost of shipping the item back to us.

Simple 3-Step Return Process:

Contact our Customer Service Department within 30 days of your purchase for a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number and shipping instructions.

Return the item to us within two weeks of securing a Return Merchandise Authorization number (the shipment must be postmarked within this period).

We will inspect the contents of the shipment for damage. Once the condition has been verified, we will approve the return and process your refund.

Terms and Conditions:

• Returns will be accepted for one item only. If you wish to order multiple units of the same item, you should order individually first to be sure you are happy with the product.

• Refunds are processed within 1 to 5 business days after the return shipment is received. Refunds are usually issued to a PayPal account or by check.

• Items must be returned unused and undamaged in the original packaging with all manuals, accessories and materials that shipped with your purchase, including the original packing slip. Items that have been used or damaged due to customer negligence cannot be returned.

You are responsible for return shipping charges to our warehouse in Chicago, unless your reason for return or exchanging a purchase is due to order processing error (wrong item or color received, etc.), in which case we will cover the shipping cost of returning the item to

• Returns will not be accepted without a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number, which must be secured within 30 days after purchase.

• Items must be shipped back to us (postmarked) within 2 weeks of receiving a Return Merchandise Authorization number.

• If a shipment is returned with damaged or missing items, we reserve the right to charge a restocking fee of up to the full value of the purchase, depending on the value of the missing items or damages.

• cannot be held liable for loss or damage of return shipments. Be sure to insure return shipments for the value of your merchandise.


If you would like to exchange your purchase for a different item, please Contact our Customer Service Department within 30 days of your purchase.

Upon receiving your information we will send you an authorization number, along with complete instructions, by e-mail. You can then place a new order and return the original item to our warehouse in Chicago. We will credit you for a full refund as soon as we receive the item you wish to exchange. Restrictions apply.

See above for the Terms and Conditions of our Refund Policy.