Swift & Son brass microscope with Case. This brass microscope by J. Swift & Son of London" with its' mahagony case and accessories are in "as found condition and have not been restored or repaired.There are no cracks or chips to the brass that I can find and the microscope has retained most of its' original lacquering, however, there is some minor paint loss to the stand, as well as the usual scuffs, marks and scratches that you expect from a well used item of this age. The drawtube mechanism moves up and down smoothly and the fine focussing thumbwheel works well.
The mirror is double sided and there are no chips or cracks. The centering mechanism works well. The mahogany case has a drawer for spare eyepieces, objectives and accessories. The microscope measures approximately, 28 cm (11 inches) tall.Please see my other listings as you may find them quite interesting as well. The item "Vintage c1900 J. Swift & Son of London Brass Microscope, Case & Accessories" is in sale since Saturday, October 27, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments".
tali1985" and is located in Barrow-in-Furness. This item can be shipped worldwide.