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Scientific, Cameras & Natural History(#29SC) 29/10/2014 10:00 AM BST Closed

Lot 64 of 501: A rare example of a George Adams ";New Universal"; microscope, the brass compound tube is attached to a mount above a rotating scalloped shaped plate containing a number of objective lenses. The stand has a fine adjustment and an open fret work foot, which folds for ease of transportation in a pocket. Contained in its original leather covered case. The live box stage is missing as are some of the objective lenses. This design was first shown by Adams in his book of 1746 and he wrote this about i

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Sold For:£12,000
Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Scientific, Cameras & Natural History(#29SC)  29/10/2014 10:00 AM BST  Closed