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Eight-prism Brass and Cast Iron Spectroscope

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
414
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Eight-prism Brass and Cast Iron Spectroscope, unmarked, the 11-in. scope with rack focusing, main prism adjustment drum, and vernier, all secured to a movable arm which adjusts the eight prisms that are attached to the horizontal main plate, fixed arm having a 12-in. collimator tube with an adjustable drum, all attached to the rotating section of the black-painted cast iron tripod base, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Lacking lens


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