Lot 19th-century microscope parts and accessories

Lot 19th-century microscope parts and accessories

Stock Number: FG_22040


For parts or restoration, parts and accessories of 19th-century microscopes, as seen in the photos.



Countries of manufacture

France, UK and Ireland, Germany

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy, Mineralogy & Gemmology, Natural history


Items include parts of an 1840s drum microscope, condensers, substage and supra-stage prisms, Nicol prisms, shutter discs, livebox, and more.

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IL Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh was the mythological hero of the cultures of ancient West Asia, who set out on a journey in which he sought youth and eternal life.
Fleaglass Gilgamesh is located in Israel. As an archaeologist researching the material culture of the distant past and using the microscope as a powerful research tool, I have collected microscopes for over two decades from this fantastic tool's first 300 years of existence and researched the cultural context of their use. Passion has become an obsession, and I cultivate the complete and almost unique West Asian collection of historical microscopes. Respectively, I put up surplus or exciting items from the collection for sale. I would be happy to advise any interested collector free of charge. I would love to send photos, information and bibliographic references and discuss the sale details of the items offered here for sale.

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