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Withering's Improved Botanical Microscope

Auction:
2555M
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$3,437$2,900

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

Description:

Withering's Improved Botanical Microscope, England, early 19th century, the mahogany box opens to reveal a folding apparatus with brass arm having a pivoting eyepiece with fitted magnifiers above an adjustable ivory stage, with a knife, a point, and clip to hold the object of study, the inside cover of the box with printed directions, box lg. 5, wd. 2, dp. 1 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

United Kingdom, Botany, Lenses