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Lot 12 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science, 19th November 2020)

A Powell & Lealand No.3 Microscope Outfit

English, dated 1844, signed to top of the limb 'Powell & Lealand, Makers, London', standing on typical Powell & Lealand tripod with large trunnions supporting body, large plano-concave mirror on Powel single-sided support, fully mechanical stage with X-Y control with substage accessory mount, triangular bar with rack and pinion focusing, limb with struts supporting back of the body tube, fine focus wheel to side of limb, also with an unusual mahogany stand, accessory case

includes:

A pre-RMS threaded 1in objective Lieberkuhn & can.
A pre-RMS threaded 1/2in objective & can.
A 1/8in empty can.
A camera lucida eyepiece.
A complex substage achromatic condenser with integral stops and aperture.
A low power eyepiece A medium power eyepiece.
A high power eyepiece.
A set of 3 dark wells.
A bar tool.
A live box.
An eyepiece polariser.
A substage analyser.
Stage forceps.
Stage condenser.

all in fitted French polished mahogany cabinet which also includes; a large microscope stage, a frog/fish plate, a bodytube with an erector lens and a large table bullseye, case height 41cm

Estimate
£3,000 - £5,000
 

Buyer's premium: 28.80%

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English, dated 1844, signed to top of the limb 'Powell & Lealand, Makers, London', standing on typical Powell & Lealand tripod with large trunnions supporting body, large plano-concave mirror on Powel single-sided support, fully mechanical stage with X-Y control with substage accessory mount, triangular bar with rack and pinion focusing, limb with struts supporting back of the body tube, fine focus wheel to side of limb, also with an unusual mahogany stand, accessory case

includes:

A pre-RMS threaded 1in objective Lieberkuhn & can.
A pre-RMS threaded 1/2in objective & can.
A 1/8in empty can.
A camera lucida eyepiece.
A complex substage achromatic condenser with integral stops and aperture.
A low power eyepiece A medium power eyepiece.
A high power eyepiece.
A set of 3 dark wells.
A bar tool.
A live box.
An eyepiece polariser.
A substage analyser.
Stage forceps.
Stage condenser.

all in fitted French polished mahogany cabinet which also includes; a large microscope stage, a frog/fish plate, a bodytube with an erector lens and a large table bullseye, case height 41cm

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Auction: Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science, 19th November 2020

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8 Rivermead
Pipers Way
THATCHAM
RG19 4EP

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