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Newton & Co. Monocular Field Microscope

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
414
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 12, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Newton & Co. Monocular Field Microscope, 3 Fleet St., Temple-Bar, London, lacquered brass instrument with screw-mount main barrel, damascened square plate with X-Y adjustments, knurled knobs for triangular pillar adjustment, "A"-frame base engraved as above, housed in a small mahogany fitted carrying case with original green paper label.
Estimate $300-500

adjustment knobs function but shafts have small bend to them, interior box has some broken pieces but seems complete.


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