~CASED LARGE FORMAT MAGIC LANTERN/SOLAR/PROJECTION MICROSCOPE OBJECT LENSES~
$400 (OBO) US + postage
A fine unsigned pair of brass magic lantern/solar or projection microscope object lenses, one for sliders, the other light reducing
11 x 6 x 6
Country of manufacture
UK and Ireland
Cased, all bright brass, unsigned, large format magic lantern /solar or projection microscope object lenses. One light reducing with a wheel of stops, the other for wooden or glass sliders up to 2 1/2″ in width. Fully functional with clear, undamaged lenses in both. Thread to magic lantern/solar mirror plate is 3 1/4″ in diameter. Ebonized pine box with two hooks. Bulbous lens with wheel of stops is 3 1/2″ long, the slider lens/adapter is 4 1/2″ long. Box measures 10 3/4 x 6 x 6″. A fine pair. See McIntosh projection microscope Part A below.
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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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