~EDWARDIAN COPY OF A COMPASS MICROSCOPE~

~EDWARDIAN COPY OF A COMPASS MICROSCOPE~

$125 USD (110 GBP) postage included

A good early 20th century copy of a compass microscope with bone handle

Dimensions

17.5 x 2.5 cm.

Circa

1900

Maker

unbranded

Country of manufacture

Other

Categories: Brass, Microscopy, Natural history, Office Antiques

Description

A good (albeit early 20th century) copy of a compass microscope with a turned bone handle. All brass construction, excellent optics (5X mag.), good clear image with the moveable pin at an angle of 30 degrees. Bone handle has a few shrinkage cracks but they are stable. 6 3/4 inches long with a 1 inch diameter biconcave lens in brass surround. (17.5 x 2.5 cm).

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CA ScientificaOpticae

Scientifica Opticae

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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