20th century, unusual microscope, Arthur Frank Collection.

20th century, unusual microscope, Arthur Frank Collection.




Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


Unusual style of microscope, the bottom lug sits into the sleeve to the top of the lid, constructed in black enamelled brass and white metal, with diaphragm fixed under the stage and double sided mirror. The height is 9.5″ ( 24 cms ) racked down to the top of the lid and 12.5″ ( 32 cms ) fully racked out. The microscope can be turned 180 degrees and elevated almost 90 degrees.

Early / mid 20th c.

The case, 11.5″ x 6.75″, holds a large black enamelled stage ( 7″ x 3″ ) and a small case of implements.

Ex museum stock – Arthur Frank Collection.

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GB Scientific Inspirations

Scientific Inspirations

I live in Lancashire (U.K.) and have been a dealer and collector of scientific and nautical instruments for a number of years. My stock has included some fine items from museums and colleges, which were surplus to their requirements. I occasionally purchase some interesting items from abroad, having established some reliable sources.

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