A Powell & Lealand No. 1 compound monocular microscope,  English, dated 1872,
Lot 120
A Powell & Lealand No. 1 compound monocular microscope, English, dated 1872,
Sold for £6,600 (US$ 10,661) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Powell & Lealand No. 1 compound monocular microscope, English, dated 1872,
the standard massive No. 1 stand with focusing by rack and pinion and long lever and calibrated screw, Turrell-type mechanical stage rotating through 360 degrees, sub-stage condenser on rackwork mount with achromatic condenser with disc of eleven apertures and four stops, large plano/concave reflector, in mahogany case with monocular/binocular tubes, separate mahogany case of accessories including eight eyepieces, 1, 1/5, 1/8, 1/12, 1/16, 1/25 in objectives, three lieberkuhns, dark ground condenser, camera lucida, two maroon leather cased binocular prisms, one engraved Powell & Lealand No.62 Patent, the other For Low Powers & Opaque Objects, the scope with binocular tubes and racked down, 16 1/2in (42cm) high
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