An ancient globe depicting the world in the 1500s has sold for £116,000.

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An ancient globe depicting the world in the 1500s that is one of the oldest examples known of today sold for £116,000.<br />
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The globe dates back to between 1550-60 when it was believed to have been made by Francois Demongenet, a French physicist<br />
and geographer. <br />
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It depicts a world before Australia had even been discovered by Dutch explorer Willem Janszoon in 1606.