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Joseph Zentmayer Binocular Microscope

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
379
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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

Description:

Joseph Zentmayer Binocular Microscope, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1870, no. 790, lacquered brass tubes with diagonal rackwork focus, knurled screw attached to the bottom of the tubes for fine adjustment of objective lens, circular stage, condenser barrel below with rack focusing, twin pillars holding the limb on trunnions, swing arm mirror, (lacking mirror), terminating in a tri-foot base marked J. Zentmayer Philadelphia 790, with an associated period mahogany case, instrument ht. 18 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Joseph Zentmayer Binocular, Binoculars, Condenser, Lenses, Optical devices, Screw, Trunnion, Philadelphia