Antique Lacquered Brass Compound / Condensing Microscope by Henry Crouch - London. High quality and rare'Crouch-footed' example. Also marked to the stage. Maw, Son & Thompson - Agents (London), w. Would have been the retailer.Dated around 1880 - 90's. The whole microscope tilts and the eyepiece tube is extendable. The tube can be manually moved up and down for the main focus and there is an additional fine focus knob at the back of the microscope. It has a square shaped stage with a large adjustable double sided mirror below, for focusing the light source towards the microscope. C Baker - London (No 4) marked to the top lens. Bottom swivel lenses: 1 x marked: 2/3 N. 0.28, Crouch - London 45894, the other is unmarked but of the same design and presumed maker. Full working order, with clean lenses. Good condition for age, with some superficial wear, marks, scratches and tarnishing. Plus, some slight age related deteriation to the base mirror. 1870 - 1901: S Maw, Son & Thompson, traded at 7-12 Aldersgate, London.
Stage slide securing chips, could be added by the purchaser, if required. The item "Antique Brass Microscope by Henry Crouch London (S. Maw, Son & Thompson) Rare" is in sale since Saturday, October 30, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "andrew_frost7r3b" and is located in Matlock.
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