Eclipse Ross London 5900  microscope 1850 Brass Victorian Antique

Eclipse Ross London 5900 microscope 1850 Brass Victorian Antique

Stock Number: 181018


Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


Offered for sale;
Boxed Ross microscope with many original accessories, circa 1850
The heavy solid brass ring platform base with cast inscription
The body tube is drawn for course focusing
, fine focusing wheel on the pillar top.
Plain draw tube and double nose piece marked Ross London

Perfect plano concave mirror.
Two eyepieces.
Two marked Ross objectives in marked canisters, 1/16″ and 2/3″.
Wheel adjusted swing out substage mount, Abbe diaphragm condenser, with swing out filter frame.
Cavity under the stage for fitting aperture stop wheel.

Original golden lacquer with little spotting and minimal wear.
In very good little used condition.
Optics and motions all very good.
The mahogany box with working lock and key 11,1/2″ x 5,3/4″ x 5,1/2″ or 292mm x 146mm x 140mm, weight 3542 grams.

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GB Cog Scientific

As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.

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