12-01-201212-01-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
December 1, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Culpepper-type Microscope

$780$650
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2623MLocation: MarlboroughDate / 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.