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Three late 19th/early 20th-Century microscopes

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Estimate: £300 - £500
ca. US$562 - US$937
Price realised:  £156
ca. US$292
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Three late 19th/early 20th-Century microscopes
Three late 19th/early 20th-Century microscopes, one by C. REICHERT WIEN N o42699 , lacquered-brass and black enamel, draw-tube, rack and pinion and micrometer focusing, rotating circular stage with condensor and diaphragm with vertical adjustment and plano-concave mirror, with one eyepiece and two objectives, the fitted mahogany case -- 35cm. (13¾in.) high ; another by C. REICHERT WIEN N o18860 , lacquered-brass, with draw-tube, rack and pinion and micrometer focusing, double nosepiece and plano-concave substage mirror, with two eyepieces, two objectives, in a fitted wooden case -- 36.2cm. (14¼in.) high ; and one unsigned , ebonised brass and cast-iron, with draw-tube, rack and pinion and micrometer focusing, double nose-piece, condensor and diaphragm with vertical adjustment, plano-concave mirror and jug handle, one eyepiece, two objectives, in a wooden case with a plaque for W.H. CURTIN & Co HOUSTON -- 37.1cm. (14 5/8in.) high (3)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Scientific, Medical and Engineering Works of Art and Natural History
Date of the auction: 25 Oct 2006
Address: Christie's
25 October 2006, London, South Kensington