Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Spherical Cork-Board

with countries marked on it.
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OK, so it's a mapping globe covered in small curved bits of cork stuck on with a strong glue.

Stick pins in holiday destinations or locataions of friends. Pin phone messages from the mother-in-law over colder parts of the world.

st3f, Aug 07 2004

(?) Apparently cork globes http://www.si.edu/scmre/relact/globes.htm
...were considered by the inventor of the papier mache globe, and discarded as uneconomic. [DrCurry, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 21 2004]

(?) ...are much cheaper than they used to be http://cgi.ebay.com...4305&category=23822
12 for $14, whereas Sen. Arkell had to pay $16 for one. [DrCurry, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

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       does it come with the traditional stand or just roll about?
po, Aug 07 2004
  

       I thought a small dished base, so that you can pick it up.
st3f, Aug 07 2004
  

       great! so you could have australia near the top where it belongs (or so I am told)
po, Aug 07 2004
  

       Reinventing the globe?
DrCurry, Aug 07 2004
  

       Very cool.   

       roll it down a hill and throw darts at it to find your next holiday destination
on second thought running with darts is not a good idea.
andrew1, May 05 2005
  
      
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