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A Fine G. F. Brander Gilt Brass & Ivory Microscope Compendium

Lot 1 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1760, German, signed ‘G. F. Brander Aug Vind fecit’ around the Scioptic ball retaining ring. The polished fruit wood case lined with cream chamois ... read more

Sold for £12,000    Result plus buyers premium More details 12  

An Exceptionally Fine Adams' "Variable" Microscope

Lot 2 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1773, English, signed A & G Adams at No 60 Fleet Street, London, standing on three folding feet two of which fold out from under the front foot ... read more

Sold for £105,600    Result plus buyers premium More details 14  

An Exceptionally Fine Jones Improved & Solar Microscope Compendium

Lot 3 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1795, English, signed on the front of the solar microscope mounting plate ‘W. Jones, Fecit, Holborn, London’, the large solid Mahogany fitted ... read more

Sold for £19,200    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Benjamin Martin

Lot 4 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1770, English, unsigned but in the form of Benjamin Martin, contained in sharkskin covered case with brass handle, brass escutcheon and catches, ... read more

Estimated at £4,000 - £6,000 More details 9  

A Nachet Binocular, Monocular & Polarising Microscope Outfit

Lot 5 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

French, C.1880, signed to back of base 'Nachet et Fils,' contained in original silk lined French polished mahogany case with brass bindings, ... read more

Sold for £7,200    Result plus buyers premium More details 9  

A Silver & Tortoise Shell Microscope

Lot 6 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1800, Italian (?), unsigned, red Moroccan leather covered case, with gold tooling to edges single brass catch to front, inside case lined with ... read more

Sold for £1,680    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

A R & J Beck Binocular 'Popular Microscope'

Lot 7 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C. 1870, signed to the back plate 'R & J Beck, 11091, London & Philadelphia', microscope on lacquered brass base, concave mirror, sliding ... read more

Sold for £744    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

A Gould Microscope

Lot 8 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C. 1840, signed 'Carpenter 24 Regent St, London', microscope screws into brass boss on case lid, with concave mirror, rack and pinion focus ... read more

Estimated at £400 - £600 More details 2  

A French Cased Microscope

Lot 9 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

French, C.1880, base stamped 'Deposee' contained in shaped leather covered case lined with purple velvet, microscope stands on solid brass base will ... read more

Sold for £312    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

An Ivory Wilson Screwbarrel Microscope

Lot 10 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C.1760, unsigned, sharkskin case opening to reveal French green velvet interior, microscope of typical Wilson design with brass boss to base ... read more

Estimated at £2,200 - £2,500 More details 3  

A Large Pre-Achromatic Microscope

Lot 11 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C.1820, unsigned, microscope stands on mahogany base with tall rectangular column supporting the mirror & stage, stage with rack and pinion ... read more

Sold for £744    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Four Cased Microscope Slides

Lot 12 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

To include: C. Zeiss Jenna, Kreuztisch - Centrirglas in leather covered case; Carl Zeiss Jena, Testplatte Nach Abbe, in a leather covered case; C. ... read more

Estimated at £200 - £300 More details 1  

A Royal Microscopical Society Standard Thread Tap & Die Set

Lot 13 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, dated 1897, tap engraved 'Whitworth Manchester.8018 36ths' to one side and 'R. MIC SO LONDON 1897' to the other, die engraved '7967', in ... read more

Sold for £936    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A William Webb Microengraving

Lot 14 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C.1880, signed 'WW' (william Webb), slide with retail label for Watson & Sons, London, slide label reads 'Epigram engraved on glass'

Sold for £180    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

John Coventry Micrometer Rulings

Lot 15 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C.1800, unsigned, by John Coventry (1735 - 1812), first ruling on ivory 1.5cm x 7.6cm, second ruling on glass in a brass frame 1.6cm x 8.0cm

Sold for £312    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

An Impressive Microscope Exhibition Slide

Lot 16 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C.1880, By Clark & Page, showing a bouquet of flowers within a circular garland, labels read 'Entomology Design in Insect Scales & Diatoms ... read more

Sold for £1,440    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

An Impressive Microscope Exhibition Slide

Lot 17 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C.1880, By Watson & Sons, London, showing a bouquet of flowers with butterflies, labels read 'Bouquet with insects' and 'Composed of 650 ... read more

Sold for £864    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Microscope Slide Collection

Lot 18 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

collection of 39 very good microscope slides in a flip front storage case, slides include insects, chemicals, minerals, botany etc.Various preparers, ... read more

Sold for £1,680    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

A Microscope Slide Collection

Lot 19 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

collection of 67 very good microscope slides in a flip front storage case, slides include 24 mineral sections, microphotograph of '97 Dramatic ... read more

Sold for £2,640    Result plus buyers premium More details 7  

A Microscope Slide Collection

Lot 20 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

collection of 50 microscope slides in a French polished mahogany flip front storage case, case impressed 'R&J Beck' to underside of lid

Sold for £420    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

A Microscope Mineral Slide Collection

Lot 21 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

collection of 36 mineral slides by various makers, including Hensoldt Wetzlar and Wheeler

Sold for £1,440    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A British Diatomacae

Lot 22 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

synopsis of the British Diatomaceæ: with remarks on their structure, functions and distribution; and instructions for collecting and preserving ... read more

Sold for £78    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Six Various Microscope Books

Lot 23 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

Including: The Microscope and its Revelations, Carpenter Edited by Dallinger, 8th ed, The Microscope and its Revelations, Carpenter Edited By ... read more

Sold for £48    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Large Zeiss Ph Stand for Micro-photography

Lot 24 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

German, C.1890, engraved 'Carl Zeiss Jena No.32128' and 'Ph' to the base, heavy Y shaped base, plano-concave mirror, fully mechanical stage, special ... read more

Sold for £240    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Microscope by Varley

Lot 25 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C. 1860, signed to the back 'Varley, London' on cast iron stand, mirror detached with simple stage, rack and pinion focusing, microscope ... read more

Sold for £192    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Microscope by J. Swift

Lot 26 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C. 1900 signed to the rear of the stand 'J Swift & Son, London' on cast black base, focusing substage, plano-concave mirror, course focusing ... read more

Sold for £216    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Polarising Microscope by J. Swift

Lot 27 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

English, C. 1900, signed to rear 'J Swift & Son, London', on cast black base, substage polariser, analyser in body tube , plano-concave mirror, ... read more

Estimated at £200 - £300 More details 1  

A Leitz Microscope

Lot 28 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

German, C.1900, signed 'E Leitz Wetzlar, No105442, in case with objectives and eyepiece

Sold for £120    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Leitz Microscope

Lot 29 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

German, C.1900, signed on limb 'E Leitz Wetzlar, No.4881', in case with objective and eyepiece

Sold for £120    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Good Charles Chevalier Compound & Simple Microscope

Lot 30 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1839, French, signed on limb and bodytube ‘Charles Chevalier, Ingénieur, optician Palas Royal 163, a Paris’ also signed to each of the simple ... read more

Sold for £960    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

A Magic Lantern Projection Microscope

Lot 31 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

in lacquered brass with rack and pinion focussing, in pine case with accessories including five objectives, two large silver Lieberkuhns, forceps, ... read more

Estimated at £600 - £800 More details 7  

A Screw-Barrel Microscope Compendium

Lot 32 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

the ivory handle screws into both the screw-barrel and the compass microscope, six objectives including one mounted in a Lieberkuhn, talc box, card ... read more

Estimated at £1,500 - £1,800 More details 2  

A Martin Type Drum Microscope

Lot 33 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1860, English, unsigned, of typical form, with rack and pinion focusing and draw tube focusing, 6 numbered objectives, Lieberkuhn objective, live ... read more

Estimated at £300 - £400 More details 2  

An 'Advanced Students' Petrological Microscope

Lot 34 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1910, English, signed to the back of the foot 'Advanced Students' and 'J Swift & Son, London', stands on black enamel foot with a plano-concave ... read more

Sold for £2,400    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Collection of Thirteen Cased Microscope Microphotographs

Lot 35 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

with several by Dancer Including: No.7 J.B.D, Her Majesty THE QUEEN by Winterhalter; No.10 J.B.D. The EMPRESS EUGENIE Painted by A ... read more

Sold for £360    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

An Exceptionally Large & Well Appointed Domestic Medicine Chest

Lot 36 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1850, of cupboard form, in mahogany with campaign style brass handles, each door housing a gallery of velvet lined fitted compartments with six ... read more

Sold for £4,200    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

An Early 19th Century Rosewood Domestic Medicine Chest

Lot 37 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1810, of trunk form with single drawer below, rosewood with ebony stringing and brass carrying handles to either side, trunk top with fitted ... read more

Sold for £576    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Surgical Instrument Set by Evans & Wormall

Lot 38 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1870, in brass-bound mahogany case with lock and key, lift-out tray, contents include amputation knives and saws, bone snip, bullet extractor, ... read more

Sold for £1,800    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Set of Cupping Glasses

Lot 39 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

thirteen moulded glass cupping glasses in a fitted sycamore box, with a spirit burner, French, early 20th century

Sold for £96    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Set of Cupping Glasses

Lot 40 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

ten matching hand blown cupping glasses with folded rims and ground flat pontil marks, with two others, in fitted sycamore case, late 19th century

Sold for £48    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Urethrotome

Lot 41 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

with large and small blades each with a turned ebony handle, in velvet lined, black Morocco case

Sold for £66    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Pair of Sprung Crutches

Lot 42 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

in fruitwood with brass fittings, 119cm long; The quality of construction and patina of the wood suggest these are an early example.

Sold for £36    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Military Issue Amputation Saw

Lot 43 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

together with Another Saw, military saw by Evans & Co, with broad arrow mark, Lancashire pattern saw with turned wooden handle (2)

Sold for £66    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Bell's Pattern Metacarpel Amputation Saw

Lot 44 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

by Savigny, with octagonal wooden handle, 19th century

Sold for £96    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Metacarpel Amputation Saw, Trocar & Cannula

Lot 45 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

both instruments with chequered ebony handles, 19th century

Sold for £66    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Large Pair of Bone Snips or Cutters

Lot 46 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1830, by Salt & Son, carbon steel, length 28.7cm

Sold for £60    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

An Amputation Knife by Arnold & Sons

Lot 47 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

C.1870, with Liston dagger point and chequered ebony handle, in mahogany case, case width 26cm

Estimated at £100 - £150 More details 1  

Two Cased Minor Surgery Sets

Lot 48 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

one set by Matthews, 8 Portugal St, London, with 6 ivory handle instruments including three scalpels marked Matthews, forceps marked Matthews, ... read more

Sold for £192    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Various Surgical Instruments

Lot 49 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

a Morocco leather pocket set by Joseph Gray & Son, with trocar set, and smallpox vaccinator amongst other instruments, set of surgeon's knives by ... read more

Sold for £102    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Various Surgical Instruments

Lot 50 (Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine, 26th April 2018)

a pair of rib cutters, haemorrhoidectomy clamp with ivory blades, trocar and cannula size 3, trocar and cannula set of 4 in case, bullet probe and ... read more

Sold for £48    Result plus buyers premium More details 1