Two pillar compound microscope, C 1860

Two pillar compound microscope, C 1860

Stock Number: 410922 XVII

€ 975,-


20 cm high


C 1860

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


A rare laquered brass two tubular pillars compound Field microscope on a brass base. Unsigned and Circa 1850-1870. The original single mirror, on a pivot milled head at the right, is house in cutout front tube.  20 cm high and diameter base is 11 cm.

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.