A good assortment of Victorian microscope live boxes (aquatic cells) with glass intact. Largest is 9 x 4 cm. , smallest is 6 x 3 cm. Two with screw off (threaded) caps, two with friction fit caps, two with pin holes/tie downs and one without cap. Most are rectangular, one is tapering. Various ages and makers (unmarked) and most retain their original golden lacquer. Stage mounted. A chance to fill up those empty slots in your cases. Ages are 1850-1880 (90).
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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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