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R. & J. Beck Brass Binocular Microscope

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$600$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2623M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 01, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

R. & J. Beck Brass Binocular Microscope, London, c. 1870, rack and pinion coarse focus, thumbwheel fine focus, circular stage with slide bar and spring clip, plano/concave mirror, triangular folding stand marked R. & J. Beck, London, 5860, wooden case, two pairs of eyepieces, three objectives, and a freestanding bull's-eye condenser.
Estimate $800-1,200

Microscope has been polished in the past. Top of "clamshell" case is off and split in two. Both mirrors have lines.

Keywords

London, Condenser, Laboratory equipment, Lenses, Microbiology, Microscopes, Microscopy, Telescopes