04-20-2018 04-20-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3093M Marlborough
April 20, 2018 10:00 AMCalender
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Josef Leiter Ophthalmo Phantome Head

$3,075$2,500
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Josef Leiter Ophthalmo Phantome Head, Vienna, Austria, first quarter 20th century, Bakelite "Phantom" head with coil spring eyes with adjustment screws mounted to a steel bracket for tilt adjustment and marked "Leiter in Wien" on hinge, ht. 13 in.

Provenance: Alex Peck Antique Scientifica to a private Massachusetts collector.

Note: A similar example is held by the Science Museum in London.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Keywords

Alex Peck Antique Scientifica, Josef Leiter Ophthalmo, London, Austria