A Watson-type three-legged simple dissecting microscope by Heath,  1870s’

A Watson-type three-legged simple dissecting microscope by Heath, 1870s’

1200 euros



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


A cased and well preserved example of the nice tripode simple Watson-type simple dissecting microscope signed “W. Heath Plymouth”.

The microscope is preserved in its original box with two original lenses (a third is a late replacement), its three dissecting instrument and one pair of scissors.

The microscope is composed with a lens holder moving up and down by rack and pinion under a glass painted black stage.

The condition is generally good excepted some small lack of painting on the stage. The original mirror is also well preserved.

A little rare and attractive model f British simple microscope.

The case measures 18x18x14 cm

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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.
Personnal website : https://www.lezograscope.com/

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