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Henry Crouch Binocular Microscope

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Henry Crouch Binocular Microscope, London, late 19th century, lacquered brass tubes with diagonal rackwork focus engraved Henry Crouch London, knurled screw attached to the bottom of the tubes for fine adjustment of objective lens, circular stage with X-Y rack and pinion adjustments, and substage with silvered scale from 0-360, condenser barrel below with rack focusing, split pillars holding the limb on trunions, gimbaled mirror, terminating in a tri-foot base, with a mahogany carrying case, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Henry Crouch, Binoculars, Condenser, Crouch, Gears, Optical devices, Pinion, Rack and pinion, London