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Two Brass Microscopes

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$150$125

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

Description:

Two Brass Microscopes, a Rich. Holz, Berlin, rack and pinion coarse focus, triple nosepiece circular stage, and plano/concave mirror, with mahogany box; and a Bausch & Lomb with rack and pinion coarse focus, micrometer fine focus on pillar, triple nosepiece, mechanical stage, substage condenser and iris diaphragm, and plano/concave mirror, in a mahogany box.
Estimate $250-450

Holz is missing slide clips, lacquer is showing some wear. The B&L has considerable lacquer loss and tarnishing, the iris diaphragm is stuck shut and the X and Y stage controls are stiff.

Keywords

Bausch & Lomb, Condenser, Diaphragm, Gears, Lenses, Optical devices, Rack and pinion