A good folding, pocket flower/botanic field microscope/magnifier for the naturalist c.1800
Constructed from finely knurled brass, doubly hinged at the central point., sliding focal length, pin with forceps, bone handle with two stable shrinkage cracks, excellent optics with 5-10X magnification. 6 by 5 cm. overall height and length. No case.
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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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