60s Torica Astro Globe CA101 Japanese


Designer : Unknown
Manufacturer : Torica
Period : 1960s
Origin : Japan
Material : Metal, acrylic
Color : Multi
Condition : Very good
Dimensions : Ø 42cm x 60cm (h)
Comment : Very good condition consistent with age and use. See writing below.
Code : 1124018OO
Price : sold, located Amsterdam Zuid


Torica Transparent Astro Globe (model CA 101) 1960.

Rare Torica astro globe in good and original condition. This large Torica is a rare globe. The globe measures 60 centimetres high, diameter globe: 42 cm.

This astro globe has a transparent plastic celestial sphere for clear understanding of astronomical phenomena in a realistic three-dimensional setting, as true nature as a planetarium. This astro globe displays the conditions of motion of fixed stars, planets, the sun and the moon, relative to the earth, presenting detailed information as time passes.

The Torica globes came in two sizes, a 13 3/8 inch (model no. CA 101) and a smaller, globe (model no. CS 103). The globe is called the “Torica Astro Globe” or “Torica’s Transparent Astroglobe”. They were made in Japan during the 1960s. They are no longer being made