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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    Monocular microscope with fine lacquer

    E. LEITZ, 1896

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    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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