Cary Gould Type Pocket Field Microscope Box Mounted

Cary Gould Type Pocket Field Microscope Box Mounted




Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


‘Improved Pocket Compound & Single Microscope’
Medium size, lacquered brass, box lid mounted, Cary Gould type pocket microscope, circa 1830

Rack and pinion focusing stage with sprung slide mount below, single sided spotted concave mirror, single objective lens, live box / compressor, tweezers, four bone sliders with original specimens, mica and brass ring contained.
Fitted red velvet lined mahogany box, original polished surface, some wear to edges, one clasp hook part missing.
All apparently original, in very good condition and working order.

Height assembled 8,1/4″ or 210mm, width of box 5,1/4″ or 133mm,
gross weight 351 grams.

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GB Cog Scientific

As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.

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