• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 206

    AN ENGLISH MONOCULAUR MICROSCOPE

    ANDREW ROSS & CO, CIRCA 1840

    Price Realised  

    AN ENGLISH MONOCULAUR MICROSCOPE
    ANDREW ROSS & CO, circa 1840
    signed on the tripod foot ANDW ROSS & CO OPTICIANS, 33 Regent St. Piccadilly; the main body and accessories ?nickle-plated, 5 lacuqered brass objectives in ?nickle-plated canisters, one later In. objective signed Ross London, subtage accessories, bullseye condensot, fishplate; in wooden box with brass corners and fittings.
    18¼ x 8¾ x 6¼in. (46 x 22.5 x 15cm.)
    The signature and street address give dates of 1837-41, the interior fittings of the case suggest some alterations.


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