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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2760M Marlborough
November 1, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Newton & Co. Lacquered Brass Monocular/Binocular Compound Microscope

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 01, 2014 10:00AM


Newton & Co. Lacquered Brass Monocular/Binocular Compound Microscope, London, c. 1870, with interchangeable eye tubes, rack-and-pinion focusing on limb and eyepieces of binocular tube, fine focusing on nose, rectangular stage with X-Y adjustments, mechanical substage with condenser, and plano/concave mirror on swing-arm, on Y-shaped foot marked Newton & Co. 3 Fleet Street Temple Bar London, with a mahogany compendium with additional eyepieces and objectives, and freestanding bull's-eye condenser, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

one foot on base slightly bent, some wear to original lacquer

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Newton & Co., London, Fleet Street Temple Bar