24 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
Monocular microscope with fine lacquer
E. Leitz, 1896
Signed E. Leitz Wetzlar No 39022 Filiale. New-York on the 'U'-shaped foot and Supplied by BROADHURST. CLARKSON & Co 69 FENCHURCH S.T LONDON. E.C.3. on the eyepiece, graduated draw tube, coarse and fine focusing, two objective nosepieces, substage condensor, double mirror; accesories include three objectives and two eyepieces, glass slides and substage condenser.
13 x 7½ x 7½in. (33 x 19 x 19cm.)
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This instrument is remarkable for the very fine state of preservation of the lacquer.
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