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Binocular Microscope by R. & J. Beck

Auction:
2345
Lot:
164
Sold for:
$646$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Binocular Microscope by R. & J. Beck, No. 8906, engraved on the tripod foot R. & J. Beck, London & Philadelphia, with Wenham binocular body-tube, rackwork adjustment for coarse focusing and interocular distance, lever on the nosepiece for fine focusing, circular stage with glass tray, condensor and plano / concave mirror on swing arm, on short tapering pillar, ht. closed 15 in., in mahogany case containing two pairs of eyepieces, a Toles 1/5 Immersion 105 - 135 objective in marked cannister, a W. Wales objective, and other items, (lacking one wheel, rackwork defective, polished, case door broken); and a Bausch & Lomb microscope in case.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

London, Philadelphia, Wales, Bausch & Lomb, Glass, Lenses, Telescopes