A good simple, dissecting microscope by Queen & Co. Philadelphia. American. Constructed from a combination of enameled steel, anodized brass, bright brass and Bakelite. Two stabilizing “wings” held in place by four screws under the stage, single Bakelite objective (3-4 X), articulating arm, rack and pinion focusing (perfect), 1 1/2″ mirror (dusty edges) with brass frame and arm, anodized rectangular stage with opening below, bright brass pillar with focusing knob and a black enamel horseshoe base. Mahogany stained pine box with handle and hook measuring 6″ cubed. One blued steel stage clip missing.
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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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