It does have a pinprick hole that is hardly noticable next to ROME - I included a picture. The map depicts the topography of the african continent and surrounding waters. There is also a smaller politcal map of the Africa on the left-hand side. This map measures 44" tall by 40" wide, including the width of the wood end pieces. It came from a university.1961 George Philip & Son, LTD Edited by J. Denoyer Geppert Company, Chicago Sole Distributora for U. Toronto Sole Distributors for Canada The London Geographical Institute.
Please see the photos as they are part of the description and feel free to message me with any questions! The item "Vintage 1961 African Politcal Communications Relief Wall Map Philips' Series" is in sale since Monday, May 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps".The seller is "armclawhorn" and is located in New Bern, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.