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Lot 60

A Gould-style brass compound monocular microscope

Hammer Price £1,650

A Gould-style brass compound monocular microscope,

c.1830, by Stephen Bithray, Royal Exchange, London with a typical tapered body tube, the objective mounted at the end of a support arm, the folding tripod base engraved 'Bithray, Royal Exchange, London', housed within a fitted mahogany case with spare lenses, bone slide carriers etc. bearing retailer's paper label for 'R B Bates of Poultry St., London',

case 32 x 21cm

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

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