A cased brass Withering-type simple microscope, circa 1810

A cased brass Withering-type simple microscope, circa 1810

600 euros



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


This small example has three lenses, a livebox which screw on the stage and a substage mirror and no accessory. It measures 9 cm height and 3,9 cm diameter. 

It is preserved in it original case of which the top is renewed in wood.

We can date it circa 1810-1815

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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