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Two London Microscopes

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$570$475

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

Description:

Two London Microscopes, England, one Ross London, no. 8602, rackwork coarse focus on body, micrometer screw fine focus on pillar, nosepiece with three objectives, mechanical stage, X and Y adjustments, substage condenser, plano/concave mirror, on a U-shaped base marked Ross, London, 8602, ht. closed 11 1/2 in.; and a W. Watson & Sons Ltd. Edinburgh Student model H in lacquered brass and black paint, rackwork coarse focus, micrometer screw fine focus on pillar, mechanical stage, substage condenser, plano/concave mirror, and tripod base, in a mahogany box.
Estimate $300-500

Ross has slight lacquer loss on fine focus knob and pillar. The Watson nose piece is loose, is missing a slide clip and some lacauer loss on tube.

Keywords

Ross London, United Kingdom, W. Watson & Sons Ltd., Condenser, Dimension, Lenses, Micrometer