~GOOD VICTORIAN DESK MAGNIFIER-CASED~

~GOOD VICTORIAN DESK MAGNIFIER-CASED~

50 GBP (70 USD)

A good Victorian desk magnifier in it's original case c.1850

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 1 3/4 inches ( 56 x 44 mm.)

Circa

1850

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Monoculars, Tools, Other Technology Antiques, Office Antiques

Description

A good desk magnifier in bright brass with maroon edging (slight losses). Fine machining of  brass work, perfect biconvex lenses with a magnification of 3X. Dimension of lenses: 1 3/4 x 3/4″, bidirectional focusing. Maroon card case with wear: 2 1/4 x 1 3/4″.

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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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