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Two R.J. Beck Monocular Microscopes

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
398
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

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


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

J. Beck Monocular, Beck London, Philadelphia, Concave, Equipment, Eyepiece, Foot, Lenses, Optics, Telescopes, Tripod