The most popular globe at Bellerby & Co. Globemakers, with a 22-centimeter diameter, starts at £1,349 and can exceed £10,000. A mass-produced globe of the same size costs almost £21. Bellerby’s largest globe, called the Churchill, has a 127-centimeter diameter (50 inches), and starts at £69,000. Depending on size, these globes can take anywhere from four months to two years to get.
What makes these globes worth waiting for? And why are they so expensive?
Editor’s Note: The Bellerby globe prices originally shown in USD incorrectly included the VAT tax only applied to purchases within the UK. Prices now shown in pounds.
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