07-16-2011 07-16-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2555M Marlborough
July 16, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

Withering's Improved Botanical Microscope

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


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


United Kingdom