An unfinished French universal achromatic microscope, maybe by Buron, circa 1840s’

An unfinished French universal achromatic microscope, maybe by Buron, circa 1840s’

4000 euros

Circa

1840

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy

Description

A very interesting unfinished large French universal achromatic microscope made after the famous Charles Chevalier microscope maybe bu Buron or another contemporary maker.
The microscope is unfinished, that means is has no optics, it is notfully machined with crude parts (especially for the accessories as the bulleye and the mechanical stage) and not vernished.
We can suppose that this example in particular was a reference model in the Buron’s workshop and was used for reference in making new microscope.
The microscope preserved several accessories and it is virtually complete.

An interesting and rare piece.
The box measures 35x28x12 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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