12-01-2012 12-01-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2623M Marlborough
December 1, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Brass Microscope by Baker

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


Brass Microscope by Baker, London, c. 1850, lacquered brass monocular microscope, single tube, dual nosepiece with unmarked objectives, square damascened stage, X and Y adjustments, plano/concave mirror, and rack and pinion coarse focus, on a damascened Y base marked Baker, 244 High Holborn, London, mahogany case with additional eyepiece, objective, stage diaphragm, and accessories, ht. 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Some lacquer loss. May need cleaning and adjustment.