Lot: 6

A Silver & Tortoise Shell Microscope,

Est: Sold - £1,680

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

A Silver & Tortoise Shell Microscope,

C.1800, Italian (?), unsigned, red Moroccan leather covered case, with gold tooling to edges single brass catch to front. Inside case lined with light blue velvet, lid lined with cream silk. Microscope with thin tortoiseshell sides, a low power magnifying glass hinges out at one end, a high power lens with a silver Leiberkuhn folds out to other end, a finely made articulated arm folds up from behind a shield shaped plaque to hold specimens to be viewed, the plaque engraved ‘AC’

Provenance: bought by the vendor from a sale of items from an Italian Castle.

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