Large, brass, double-pillar compound-monocular microscope, C1870s. Modified horse-shoe base: 6.75 inches at widest point, to which are attached two 2.75 inch pillars. Body tube is 7 inches exclusive of the nose cone that is 1.8 inches”. Concave mirror 2.5 inches in diameter with a small piece of silvering missing–see images. When closed and upright it is 15.75 inches high. Most of original lacquer intact. No case. Maker unknown.
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