~GOOD UNSIGNED, ALL BRASS CAMERA LUCIDA-CASED~

~GOOD UNSIGNED, ALL BRASS CAMERA LUCIDA-CASED~

$295 US (220 GBP) + postage

A good, unsigned brass camera lucida with double folding light filters-cased c.1840

Dimensions

9 x 2 1/2 x 1 inches

Circa

1840

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Natural history, Brass, Office Antiques, Magic Lanterns & Optical Toys, Engineering antiques, Early Photographs

Description

A good, all brass camera lucida in it’s original red card case c.1840. Fine knurled brasswork, dual folding light filters, prism with no issues, extendable. With C-clamp for desk mounting. Small repair to one end of the case-does NOT detract. 9 x 2 1/2 x 1inches deep.

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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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