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Victorian Lacquered Brass Monocular Compound Microscope by R & J Beck (1 of 16)
Sanda Antiques
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Chulmleigh

Devon

United Kingdom

EX18 7JP

Victorian Lacquered Brass Monocular Compound Microscope by R & J Beck

REF: SB1088 / LA493731
£295
€345
$371
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Description
This is an Edwardian antique brass microscope by Beck, Marked to base; R & J Beck Ltd., London 21041. A brass monocular microscope of rack & pinon construction in full working order and in original condition. It comes in a mahogany box with accessories. This particular range of Becks London microscopes were introduced in 1900, and this one would be between 1901 to 1907. Both objective lenses and their cases are match stamped for Becks lenses and are marked 4mm (1/6) & 14mm (2/3) respectively. It also comes with a small pair of tweezers, two eye piece lenses a mirror and sub stage condenser. The lacquer is in original and unrestored condition. Purchased items are dispatched within 3 working days, following cleared payment. They are carefully and securely packed and most will be postage free on the UK mainland. All items are covered by the Distance Selling Regulations, which give buyers the right to cancel the purchase within 7 days after receipt of the item, for a full refund less Return transport costs. Please note additional items used to assist in photography are Not included in the sale unless clearly stated. The items for sale are not new, some have considerable age and that can also mean wear. I have tried to highlight major areas of obvious wear, damage or restoration but wear of a general nature must be expected with older items. We accept Paypal or telephone payment, with most debit & credit cards.
measurements
Full height 33cm, retracted 25cm Box dimensions: height 29cm, width 18.5cm & depth 13.5cm. All measurements and weights are approximate
declaration
Sanda Antiques has clarified that the Victorian Lacquered Brass Monocular Compound Microscope by R & J Beck (LA493731) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Early 20th Century
condition
In fully operational condition and good for age and use put to. Lacquer mostly present, unpolished and original. However, some rubbing marks and erosion wear to some areas, eg adjusting knobs, stage slide grips areas and regularly handled parts. The lenses have some dust inclusions and the mirror has some rim erosion. I have tried to show these areas in the photos.
location
This Victorian Lacquered Brass Monocular Compound Microscope by R & J Beck is located in Devon, United Kingdom