A fine and rare cased two pillars French microscope circa 1840

A fine and rare cased two pillars French microscope circa 1840




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Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


A very fine example of this rare model of a two pillars French microscope preserved in its original wooden case lined in red velvet.

The microscope is in great condition retaining all his original lacker and it comes with its two eyepieces and its two-lens achromatic eyepiece. Are also preserved in the box, a scalpel, one glass tube and some glass slides unprepared.

This model, never signed, is quite rare especially with its original box and complete of its optics.

Is lacking a bulleye and its brass ring.

The case measures 21x13x12 cm ; height of the microscope around 20 cm and the round base 10,6 cm diameter

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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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