A very good example of a Georgian compass microscope with finely turned bone handle, removeable 5X lens, pivoting focus, blued steel forceps with B/W disc on end for opaque objects, fine optics from the biconvex lens, pleasing design. No case. 5 inches long (12 cm.). Minimal lacquer wear. Can be used to observe insects, flowers or aquatic/mineral samples.
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Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).
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