An over-sized butterfly wing types with brass bound cover slip, butterfly wing pair, wasp/fly? wing and an early French-type Scabies mite, paper-covered slider. Largest is 3 x 1 1/2″ with paper label and initials, smallest is 3 x 2 cm. with Latin name.
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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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