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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3035M Marlborough
October 27, 2017 10:00 AMCalender
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I.P. Cutts Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope

$2,337$1,900
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

I.P. Cutts Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope, Sheffield, England, 19th century, 7 1/2-in. long screw-mount main tube, triangular pillar engraved "I.P. Cutts Sheffield" on one side and "Opticians to the Majesty" on the other, rackwork stage, plano mirror, collapsible tripod feet, housed in a fitted mahogany box with eyepieces, mirrors, and a sample of slides, original paper description manual, and "McAllister & Co. Philadelphia" retailer's label on interior box bottom.

Note: Sold at Christie's June 20, 1988.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

McAllister & Co., United Kingdom, Philadelphia