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Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope by Anderson

Auction:
2502
Lot:
694
Sold for:
$770$650

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope by Anderson, London, circa 1870, the bar limb "Y" base marked Anderson London at the back, jointed limb with rack coarse and fine focus and 7 1/2 in. main tube, square stage with rack two-way adjustment, condenser and planar mirror all in a hardwood case with additional eyepieces and threaded cannisters for storage, ht. approximately 16 in.
Estimate $600-800

Brass in old lacquered surface with original damascened finish on the stage, condenser fractured, lacking some component eyepieces.

Keywords

London, Brass instruments, Condenser, Lenses, Telescopes