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Globe

It was often said that "the sun never sets on the British Empire". At the height of its power, its span across the world ensured that the sun was always shining on at least one of its many territories. This globe shows the British Empire marked in red, and would have been used in geography lessons to point out where all the territories were. Philips' 10 inch Challenge Globe, with a black base.