Antique'Society of the Arts' pattern microscope, circa 1900
A very good'Society of the Arts' pattern antique lacquered brass compound microscope with accessories including bullseye condenser, forceps, tweezers, live box and a good selection of antique microscope slides, with numerous examples by Newton & Co - all presented within the original fitted mahogany case with working lock and key. This style of microscope was popularised by Robert Field in 1855 who won the Society of the Arts prize that year. This particular example bears no maker's name but is believed to date to around 1900. The item "Antique'Society of the Arts' pattern microscope, circa 1900" is in sale since Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectables\Scientific Collectables\Scientific Instruments\Microscopes". The seller is "james_cumbria" and is located in Penrith, Cumbria. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain.
- Period: 1800 to 1900
- Sub-Type: Microscopes
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Material: Brass
- Type: Scientific Instruments