07-16-2011 07-16-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2555M Marlborough
July 16, 2011 10:00 AMCalender
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An Ivory Stanhope Lens and a Compass Microscope

$858$700
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2555M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 16, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

An Ivory Stanhope Lens and a Compass Microscope, 18th/19th century, the lens within a turned ivory cylinder, lg. 2 1/8 in.; the microscope having a lens and handle on arms which fold into the brass body with sliding specimen holder, overall length 3 1/4 in.
Estimate $300-500