Paxton’s pattern of ophthalmoscope consists of a disc of 19 lenses, with four supplimentary lenses in a front segment. Two mirrors are attached to a rotatable arm. Complete in original case with indirect lens.
Condition: Good. No damage, but some signs of wear from normal use. Both mirrors are good, with only the slightest blemishes to the silvering.
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