Fine Victorian 19thc Gilt Brass Adjustable Desk Magnifier / Microscope + Slides For Sale
Fine Victorian 19thC Gilt Brass Adjustable Desk Magnifier / Microscope + Slides
Description :On offer is an unusually finely made Victorian 19th century gilt brass desk magnifier / microsope. The heavy turned brass base has the vertical stemmed screwed into it, and this stem can be adjusted up and down by sliding the outer gilt brass tube up and down. The thick domed lens is in good order and mounted on the slender turned arm, which can again be adjusted in and out. A fine piece of engineering and an unusual piece. Comes with a small selection of slides as shown in the photos. Please refer to photos (all of which enlarge). Dimensions : Stand closed : 125mm extending to 200mm approx. Lens arm :148mm long including lens. Lens diameter : 45mm - Weight 225g.
Good luck if you decide to offer and If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask. (International buyers – please note:
Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or P&P charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility.
Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to offerding/buying). Postage will always be combined for multiple purchases wherever practical or
On 06-Mar-13 at 13:06:08 GMT, seller added the following information:
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Note : I have added two photos to the bottom of the listing showing both the closed and extended positions.
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