Drum microscope in original case.

Drum microscope in original case.

Stock Number: 360921 - 80

€ 690,-


24 x 15x 9 cm


end 19th century

Country of manufacture


Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


This is an all brass, drum microscope in original case. The microscope has a heavy brass base that encloses the single-sided illuminating mirror. The microscope body , and together they are supported by a solid pillar attached at the back of the base. There is only one focus mechanism to move the tube in his body. The bullseye is there, even 4 objectives, Forceps and scissor. Dimension mahogany case 24 x 15x 9 cm.

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.