A rare Benjamin Martin type universal microscope

A rare Benjamin Martin type universal microscope

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Circa

1765

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Microscopy

Description

A good early example of a Martin type universal microscope in the original shagreen fitted case.

The shape of the microscope is the same as earlier examples by Martin and it still retains some of the original lacquer.

The case contains a near complete set of accessories including all the lenses , fish plate, tweezers, and a live box.

 

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GB Hansord Antiques

Hansord Antiques

Our showrooms are set in a fine Georgian house in the heart of the historic city of Lincoln. Hansord Antiques always have an interesting selection of antique clocks and scientific instruments, in addition to our extensive stock of fine furniture and works of art. Members of the British Antique Dealers Association. www.hansord.com