An Adams Universal-type compound monocular microscope,  English,  circa 1800,
Lot 150*
An Adams Universal-type compound monocular microscope, English, circa 1800,
Sold for £9,000 (US$ 11,850) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Adams Universal-type compound monocular microscope,  English,  circa 1800,
An Adams Universal-type compound monocular microscope, English, circa 1800,
the flat folding tripod base with tapering pillar supporting a square section column with mechanical stage, plano-concave mirror, bar-limb and compound tube, in mahogany case fitted with a comprehensive set of accessories including a hand-held compass microscope with turned ivory handle, Bonanni stage, three lieberkuhns, ivory talc box, fish plate slides and a revolving wheel of six lenses, the case 15in (38cm) wide
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