Lot: 4

Benjamin Martin,

Est: Not Sold

Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine 

Viewing Times:

Wednesday     25th April 10:00 am – 16:00 pm   (Scientific & Cameras Viewing
Thursday         26th April 09:00 am – 13:00 pm   (Scientific & Cameras Viewing)
Friday            27th April 09:00 am – 10:00 am   (Cameras Viewing)

Sale Times:

Thursday         26th April  starting at 13:00 pm (Scientific & Medical)
Friday            27th April starting at 10:00 am   (Cameras )

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Venue – West Reservoir Centre
Green Lanes
London
N4 2HA

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Lot Description

Benjamin Martin,

C.1770, English, unsigned but in the form of Benjamin Martin, contained in sharkskin covered case with brass handle, brass escutcheon and catches, green velvet lined interior. Microscope stands on three folding brass feet with plano-concave mirror in a gimbal, stage with centre pivot, three apertures and hole for forceps and fish plate, compound body with slot to rear to fit to top of microscope, microscope with early form of screw operated fine focussing mechanism, microscope support with engraved number to correspond with objective powers, simple objectives engraved 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6, silvered Leiberkuhn with brass case and sleeve, Bonanni type stage, live box, set of sliders and a fishtail brass slider in a faux sharkskin case, stage forceps, microscope 30.5cm high, case 26cm wide 

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