~LARGE FORMAT SLIDER CASE-DOVE-TAILED MAHOGANY~( ON HOLD)

~LARGE FORMAT SLIDER CASE-DOVE-TAILED MAHOGANY~( ON HOLD)

$200 US (OBO) + postage

A fine dove-tailed mahogany, large format slider case with domed lid.

Dimensions

5 x 4 x 1

Circa

1800

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Microscopy

Description

Fine dove-tailed mahogany slider case (for 3/4 x 4 1/4″ maximum) for ivory or wooden sliders of the Georgian period. As you can see, the case is near perfect with only two scratches/nibbles. The construction is rectangular with a domed lid. External dimensions are 5 1/4 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/4″ and more importantly, the internal measurements are 4 x 3/4 x 4 1/4 ” deep. So, depending upon material (wooden or ivory), there may be room for up to 32 sliders !!! If you have a collection of loose Georgian era sliders, this may be the case for you !!!

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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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