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

The Harley Binocular Microscope by C. Collins

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


The Harley Binocular Microscope by C. Collins, London, c. 1883, of lacquered brass, base marked C. Collins Optician 77 G Titchfield St., London, double nosepiece, two unmarked objectives, rackwork coarse focusing, fine focus between tube and limb, 3 1/4-in. square stage, X and Y adjustments, Webster condenser, and plano/concave mirror on swing arm, in mahogany case with additional objective, diaphragm, and accessories.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Stage area has substanial lacquer loss and tarnishing, remainder has some losss consistant with age.