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Dellebarre-style Compound Monocular Microscope

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
374
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Dellebarre-style Compound Monocular Microscope, late 18th century, hinged square pillar with rotating barrel arm housing the five-lens eyepiece, including a Lieberkuhn mirror, circular stage with rack and pinion adjustment/focusing, condensing lens, and large gimbaled mirror, with collapsible tri-foot base, ht. 16 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

one mirror is missing, no accessories


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

Camera lens, Eyepiece, Lenses, Microscopes, Optical devices, Telescopes