Superb example of a Culpepper microscope by Lincoln

Superb example of a Culpepper microscope by Lincoln

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Dimensions

case height 42 cm

Circa

1790

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Category: Microscopy

Description

A wonderful and complete  18th century Culpepper microscope in the original mahogany case.

 

This microscope has a great selection of accessories and retains the original lacquer.

it comes with a beautiful hand written description of its use from the period, possible even in Lincolns hand writing 

It has the clever and unusual design of lifting off the box base with the drawer of accessories 

 

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GB Hansord Antiques

Hansord Antiques

Our showrooms are set in a fine Georgian house in the heart of the historic city of Lincoln. Hansord Antiques always have an interesting selection of antique clocks and scientific instruments, in addition to our extensive stock of fine furniture and works of art. Members of the British Antique Dealers Association. www.hansord.com