London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A late 19th-Century lacquered-brass compound monocular microscope,
by the Boston Optical Company, with rack and pinion focusing, fine adjustment, nickel-plated double nose-piece, circuit stage, the curved limb with axis raised on twin shaped supports from the shaped stand, the sub-stage condenser and plano-concave mirror arranged to rotate in azimuth with two eyepieces, two objectives and other items, in oak carrying case, the door containing a trade label for Charles X. Dalton -- 18in. (45.7cm.) high
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