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Two Spencer Brass Microscopes

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$240$200

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

Description:

Two Spencer Brass Microscopes, Buffalo, New York, both of lacquered brass with rack and pinion coarse focus, fine focus on pillar, plano/concave mirror, one with triple nosepiece and three marked objectives, substage condenser, on brass U-base, the other with double nosepiece, two marked objectives, iris diaphragm, chrome plated iron U-base in a wooden box.
Estimate $400-600

Lacquer imperfect on both especially on tubes and pillars. Some rust showing through chrome plate on base.

Keywords

Spencer Brass Microscopes, Brass instrument, Condenser, Lenses, Rack and pinion