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Best Paper Globes in the World

Paper globes are among the simplest and most affordable globes you can make or buy. Turn a flat Earth into a round Earth with a mere tug of the cords!

Here’s a curated collection of the best paper globes in the world.

Facsimile of John Betts' 1850 portable terrestrial globe made of paper from Greaves and Thomas globemakers

John Betts’ 1850 Globe – Greaves & Thomas

This facsimile of a 19th-century paper globe is expanded by gathering colourful cotten cords and securing them with a glass bead.

It comes complete with reproductions of the solar charts and booklet John Betts originally provided with his globe!

Price: £30 (around $40)

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