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Lacquered-Brass Griffith Club Microscope by Bausch & Lomb

Auction:
2314
Lot:
647
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Lacquered-Brass Griffith Club Microscope by Bausch & Lomb, No. 936, the foot engraved E. H. Griffith Pat. Dec. 14, 86. Fairport. N.Y., with fine focusing by a sprung worm gear that engages with the rack-and-pinion coarse focusing assembly, circular black glass stage with substage stops, plano-concave mirror on swing-arm calibrated 0-90-0 degrees, on tapering brass pillar with screw-thread to circular foot with nickel-plated supports, ht. closed 11 in., and three marked E.H. Griffith objectives (1/10, 1/5 and 2-inch) in original cannisters, in fitted leather-covered case.

Note: Manufactured by Bausch & Lomb from an unusual design by Ezra H. Griffith, the foot of this microscope converted for use as a slide-preparation table.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Bausch & Lomb, Fairport, Ezra H. Griffith