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Watson & Sons Microscope

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
8
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2623M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 01, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Watson & Sons Microscope, London, no. 4421, rack and pinion coarse focus, micrometer screw fine focus, dual nosepiece, mechanical stage, X and Y adjustments with vernier scales, substage condenser, iris diaphragm, plano/concave mirror, and a tripod base, in mahogany box, ht. closed 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Lacquer in mostly good condition. Microscope may need cleaning .


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Watson & Sons, London, Condenser, Diaphragm, Dimension, Lenses, Micrometer, Microscopy, Rack and pinion, Vernier scale