~A FINE PORTABLE POCKET BOTANICAL MICROSCOPE by CARY, LONDON~

~A FINE PORTABLE POCKET BOTANICAL MICROSCOPE by CARY, LONDON~

600 GBP ( $800 US) shipping included

A fine, signed and virtually complete Gould/Cary pocket botanical microscope in flame mahogany case

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 3 x 1 1/2

Circa

1830

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Microscopy

Description

A fine Cary/Gould pocket botanical signed Cary, London. This small model boasts 3 stacking objectives ( all lenses intact), single-sided mirror, removable stage, rack and pinion focusing, sliding bar, ivory probe and knife, b/w ivory disc and glass inserts, live box, opaque and transparent ivory sliders and hand forceps. The only thing missing are the stage forceps ! Original lacquer (80%), smooth rack action, good optics, excellent flame mahogany case with both hooks intact. A finer example you will not see for some time.

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CA ScientificaOpticae

Scientifica Opticae

Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).

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