Binocular R&J Beck microscope (1869)

Binocular R&J Beck microscope (1869)

Stock Number: 1909

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Offered for sale is a large, compound, binocular microscope by R&J Beck, London in excellent condition. Triangular horseshoe shaped base, stamped “R&J&Beck, London, 4827”, twin supports, and stage. The serial number shows it was sold on sept, 30th 1869. This model is known as "Popular"

Dimensions

40x17x15.5 cm

Circa

1869

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy

Description

Offered for sale is a  large, compound, binocular microscope by R&J Beck, London in excellent condition. Triangular horseshoe shaped base, stamped “R&J&Beck, London, 4827”, twin supports, and stage. The serial number shows it was sold on sept, 30th 1869. This model is known as “Popular”

The supra structure consists of a brass support column, with a course focus rack system, controlled by 2 milled wheels, and a rear mounted  wheel for fine focus. The main body racks to a working height of 35 cm. 

Contained in a well preserved case (40x17x15.5 cm), it comes with three objectives,  two pairs of original eyepieces, analyzer, polarizer, livebox, nosepiece and two differnet light stoppers.

Shipping to Europe is 30€ and 75 worldwide

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ES Viafora

Based in Barcelona, Spain, Viafora specialises in antique scientific instruments, especially microscopes. Selling on eBay as 080bcn since 2003, Viafora has a record of excellent customer service.

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