Original Bertrand “furnace type” miniature drum microscope in box with two slides ( French and English) c.1860.
Excellent original lacquer, good slides, original French version with forceps in lid of oaken case with hinge, dove-tailed slot and both hooks intact.
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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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