Folding Brass Field Microscope J.Swift & Son London Antique

Folding Brass Field Microscope J.Swift & Son London Antique


Fold Down Compound Microscope


6 inches or 155mm folded



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


Lacquered-Brass Folding Compound Microscope by J. Swift & Son, London, No. 693
Rack-and-pinion coarse focusing, fine focusing thumb wheel on top of pillar, anodized folding brass stage (No. B 16472) with grooved edges for mechanical slide-carrier.
Nickel plated body tube and graduated
slide tube, Baker 5X eyepiece, Zeiss 3 lens

With folding tripod legs the microscope collapses to fit within a leather case (not present)
For spares or repair, all elements present in good working order.

Length folded 6 inches or 155mm

Height set up with the tube vertical and  unextended 8,1/4″ or 210mm

Guaranteed old and original.

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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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