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T. Blunt & Son Cased Microscope

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
332
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

T. Blunt & Son Cased Microscope, London, c. 1800, Gould-style microscope with rectangular parallel pillar engraved T. Blunt & Son London, with rotating objective arm, rack-and-pinion focusing, conical-shaped main tube, circular stage, and gimbaled mirror, attached to interior of case on a collapsible hinge, fitted mahogany box with fish plate, slides, two lenses, ht. of instrument when in use 12 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Son London, Blunt, Gears, Microscope, Microscopy, Objective, Rack and pinion