UNSIGNED BRASS SIMPLE MICROSCOPE THE SCHOOL MICROSCOPE. Century brass simple microscope in a hardwood box.Looks complete with 3 stackable lenses, condenser lens, live box and other accessories shown in the photos. In generally good condition for age. The lenses and their mounting threads are in good condition and the rack and pinion focusing operates smoothly. The case (140 x 76 x 55mm overall) is intact and the hinges and closure clips are in good condition.
The wooden insert locating the condenser lens and stage spike in place is a later addition. The magnifications provided by the three lenses are approximately x 9 x 11 and x 17 giving x 25 when all three are stacked.
It is likely that this instrument is an English export(to the US). It is based on the. Societyof Arts Pattern School Microscope. A nice, example of an antique brass microscope for the serious collector. The item "UNSIGNED BRASS SIMPLE MICROSCOPE THE SCHOOL MICROSCOPE" is in sale since Thursday, January 9, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "canis_est" and is located in Holt. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.