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R & J Beck Compound Binocular Microscope

Auction:
3230M
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

R & J Beck Compound Binocular Microscope, London, no. 10683, lacquered brass instrument with rack-and-pinion coarse focusing, Lister limb with micrometer fine focusing at rear, draw-tube, circular stage (lacking inset), three-piece turret objective, swinging substage with calibrated rotation and plano mirror with vertical adjustment, on tripod foot marked "W.H. Walmsley & Co./Philadelphia/Sole American Agents," with three objectives in associated Beck containers, and a single additional eyepiece, ht. 17 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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Keywords

Walmsley & Co, Beck Compound, Artificial objects, Binoculars, Equipment, Eyepiece, Gears, Lenses, Microscopes, Microscopy, Optics, Pinion, R & J Beck, Rack and pinion, London, Philadelphia