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Lacquered Brass Culpeper-Type Microscope

Auction:
2345
Lot:
169
Sold for:
$353$300

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

Description:

Lacquered Brass Culpeper-Type Microscope, the draw tube with engraved focusing lines 1-4, the body tube supported by three double-scrolls to circular stage with sprung slide-holder, reflector on compass joint and turned mahogany base, ht. 10 1/2 in. retracted, (lacquer worn), with eyepiece and one objective.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Brass instrument, Lenses, Objective, Reflector, Telescopes