04-28-2017 04-28-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3003M Marlborough
April 28, 2017 10:00 AMCalender

Two R.J. Beck Monocular Microscopes

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3003M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 28, 2017 10:00AM


Two R.J. Beck Monocular Microscopes, London and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass draw tube, and anodized sleeve, square stage, "U" foot base marked R&J Beck London 7285/ J.W. Queen & Co. Agents/ Philadelphia & New York, concave mirror, all in a fitted mahogany box; together with a lacquered brass single barrel microscope, rack focusing, circular stage, plano/concave mirror on a pivoting arm, tripod foot marked as above, and 8898, housed in a mahogany box with single drawer containing additional eyepieces, and three boxes of "Perfect" specimen slides of small animal parts, worms and butterflies, fly, and spider and ant parts.
Estimate $300-500

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J. Beck Monocular, Beck London, Philadelphia