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J. Swift & Son Compound Microscope

Auction:
2654M
Lot:
757
Sold for:
$270$225

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Auction:
Discovery - 2654M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

J. Swift & Son Compound Microscope, London, of lacquered and oxidized brass, marked J Swift & Son, London. W., Patent 24960, double nosepiece with two objectives, rackwork focusing, fitted with Swift patented mechanical stage, and plano/concave mirror, supported on four legs, with mahogany box and additional eyepiece and objective, ht. closed 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Finish as expected with the age.


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.

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