The Amerigo Vespucci floor globe from Replogle Globes features a chestnut finished base and a fully calibrated brass full meridian. The color coordination finishes off the monochromatic appearance of the globe. The Antique Oceans lend a rustic flare to this pendulous sphere. A full swing meridian allow for easy navigation and exploration of the entire surface. Fully detailed geopolitical boundaries and descriptions make it easy to identify various landmarks, countries and ports of interest. Over a thousand text labels means plenty of fascinating and descriptive detail for a useful reference tool. Chestnut wood, and brass finished metal furnishing accents the antique oceans sphere and makes the Amerigo Vespucci floor globe a classic yet contemporary choice for a floor standing globe. This particular model was made in Italy. The sphere is 16 inches in diameter, stands 33.4 inches high mounted a top the stand and weighs 24 lbs. An excellent value currently on sale for $475.00.