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Culpepper-type Microscope

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$780$650

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

Description:

Culpepper-type Microscope, brass microscope with sliding focus inner tube engraved 1,2, 3, 4, eyepiece, circular stage, sprung slide holder, concave mirror, two sets of scrolling brass supports, on a circular brass base, all in a pyramidal mahogany case with a drawer containing four objectives, fish plate, and other accessories.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Piece missing from bottom of case. Some silver loss on mirror.

Keywords

Brass instrument, Laboratory equipment, Lenses, Microbiology, Microscopes, Microscopy, Objective, Slide, Telescopes