An early student drum microscope in velvet-lined case, c. 1840

An early student drum microscope in velvet-lined case, c. 1840

€180

Circa

1840

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy

Description

Very nice model of a small French student drum microscope datable around 1840 and non-achromatic.
This early example of small student drum microscope is preserved in a very nice mahogany box lined with orange velvet/chamois skin.
It has kept its two original objectives and is in perfect working order.
Size of the closed box: 19×7.5×7 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.

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