~SUPERB CAMERA LUCIDA by CARY, LONDON~

~SUPERB CAMERA LUCIDA by CARY, LONDON~

$450 US (OBO)

A brass camera lucida in perfect condition, maroon case, c.1800

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 2 x 3/4

Circa

1800

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Drawing Instruments, Natural history, Physics & Chemistry, Early Photographs, Engineering antiques, Magic Lanterns & Optical Toys, Tools, Other Cameras

Description

Measuring 8″ long (12″ fully extended), this all brass camera lucida is in perfect condition. The head has a prism, dark light filter and light reducing flap. The arm is delineated 0-6 for distance. C-clamp for attaching to a tabletop. Maroon case measures 8 1/2 x 2 x 3/4 inches (near perfect inside and out) with brass hooks intact. Signed “Cary, London” , it is a little treasure of perspective and drawing! Cash or cheque in USD please !!! No Paypal or bank transfers!  Cost of transaction will be extra. 

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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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