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Nachet et Fils Field Microscope

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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

Description:

Nachet et Fils Field Microscope, rue Serpente, 16, Paris, portable brass case with integral sliding lid that holds three lenses, and dovetail aperture for scope when used in the field, two spring-sliding sleeves open to reveal the substage mirror, box when folded wd. 2, lg. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $100-150


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

Paris, Aperture, Camera lens, Dovetail joint, Geometrical optics, Joinery, Microscope, Woodworking