Antique 1840's Cary Gould Type Cased Pocket Monocular Microscope For Sale


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ANTIQUE 1840's CARY GOULD TYPE CASED POCKET MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE
Description

This is a Cary/Gould type brass compound microscope in it's original wooden case circa 1840.

It includes a pillar which screws into a socket on the wooden case lid. The body tube (with a cyclindrical-shaped upper half and conical-shaped lower half) screws into an arm attached to the top of the pillar. There are four objective lenses with different magnifications that can be used separately or screwed together to increase the magnification and focus can be achieved by a rack and pin that moves the stage up and down on the pillar. The concave mirror is mounted on the pillar with a pin.

Also included are the following accessories...

  • Concave glass

  • Flat glass

  • Bone black and white disc

  • a copy of the assembly instructions

All items fit neatly into the wooden case which has a key operated lock, although the key is missing.

In good condition for it's age with some cracking to the case lid. The lid is velvet lined

Measurements

Microscope (assembled on the box) height = 12 inches / 300mm

Box = 6.5 inches x 4.5 inches x 2 inches

Payment & Shipping

Payment is requested within 4 days of the end of the sale preferably by Paypal.

I carefully pack all items to ensure no damage during shipping and dispatch within 1-2 working days of cleared payment being received. In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint I try to re-use good quality boxes and packing material when possible but without compromising safe transit.

Please note that, where they apply, import duties and tax etc., are the responsibility of the buyer.

Thank you for looking and please feel free to ask any questions.





Antique 1840's Cary Gould Type Cased Pocket Monocular Microscope

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Antique 1840's Cary Gould Type Cased Pocket Monocular Microscope:
$276




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