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Rare No. 1 Waterhouse "Museum Microscope,"

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
563
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Rare No. 1 Waterhouse "Museum Microscope," W. Watson & Sons Ltd. monocular microscope with brass plaque on base reading "No. 1 Waterhouse Museum Microscope/W. Watson & Sons Ltd./313 High Holborn, London/38568," with a manual-wind geared revolving slide drum, housed in an ebonized mahogany case with three viewing windows, ht. 13 1/2, dp. 14 1/2, wd. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Watson & Sons Ltd., Equipment, Holborn, Microscopes, Monocular, Waterhouse, London