Vintage Mannings Moon Ball
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Frank Manning probably knew more about the colorful Louisiana politics of the twenth century than anyone. He was the Chief Investigator for the Louisiana Department of Justice, Chief Investigator for the Department of Revenue for the State of Louisiana, Secretary-Treasurer of the Crescent City Democratic Association and in the 1930's he served as one of Huey Long's bodyguards!He was also a scientist and inventor. He assembled two of the world's largest mobile telescopes, and was the first person to depict the topography of the moon on a sp - the Manning Moon Ball! This Moon Ball is approximately 5" in diameter. It has a relief map of the one side of the moon that is visable from the earth. The other side of the ball gives important facts of the moon. It is rubber. The Moon Ball is in very good condition. A Unique Scientific Piece of History!
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