Swift & Son London Antique Microscope in fitted mahogany case 19. Example of a Victorian microscope in a fitted wooden case, complete with an eyepiece lens and two objective lenses. The microscope is made of brass with the original laquer finish with no significant blemishes.
Condition it appears to have been very lightly used - very rarely found in this. It is signed on the back of the base with the makers name. The microscope tilts, has a manually adjustable and extendable eyepiece tube and an additional fine focus on the rear. This model has and exceptionally elegant black glass stage and below the stage is a simple aperture adjuster and a double sided articulated mirror to focus the light.The microscope measures approximately 11 tall when not extended. The microscope comes with a good quality eyepiece lens and two objective lenses, both signed'Swift & Son' and 1 (low-power) and 1/8 (high-power) that come in a fitted draw. Each is hand engraved - typical of. It also comes with a. The microscope is in good general working order and I have set it up and taken some simple images through each of the objectives through the eyepiece to show what it can do through both objectives. The microscope comes in its original fitted mahogany case with sections to hold the various lenses and accessories. The box measures approximately 12" high X 7" wide X 6 deep. Sent by Courier in the UK for other destinations please ask. The item "Swift & Son London Antique Microscope in fitted mahogany case 19th Century" is in sale since Sunday, September 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "prosperotech" and is located in Reading. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.