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Henry Crouch Lacquered Brass Binocular Microscope and Compendium

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
576
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Henry Crouch Lacquered Brass Binocular Microscope and Compendium, London, second half 19th century, tubes signed in script "H & W Crouch/Regents Canal Dock London/151," eyepieces with rackwork adjustment above the rackwork coarse focus, damascened rectangular stage, mounted slide clip, plano/concave mirror below, two marked objectives, brass condensing lens, all housed in a fitted mahogany case, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $600-800

case door warped


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