Beck "Star" Compound Microscope
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- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
- Date / Time :
- July 29, 2006 10:00AM
Beck "Star" Compound Microscope, No. 17856, engraved * R. & J. Beck, London, with lacquered-brass tube, rack-and-pinion coarse focusing, micrometer screw fine focusing, rectangular stage with iris diaphragm and helical wheel, plano / concave mirror on swing arm, brass limb and trunion (originally bronzed) to triangular foot, ht. closed 10 1/2 in., with eyepiece and a Bausch & Lomb 16 mm. objective.
Literature: Gerard L'E Turner, (1989), The Great Age of the Microscope, p. 182.