FINE ARTICULATED STAGE FORCEPS FOR THE MICROSCOPE, English, 19th century, the ball-joint-mounted lacquered brass and steel system with 6-3/8″ (16 cm) arm terminating in forceps and in cork pad for specimens. Excellent. (S49)
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