James Parkes & Son 19th Century Microscope in Original Mahogany Case. Rare Model

£159.00
  • Model: J Parkes and Son Microscope
  • Shipping Weight: 3.5Kgs
  • 1 Units in Stock

This is an antique 19th Century James Parkes & Son microscope which is a very rare model to find in the market. The microscope is in good working order both mechanically and optically, and it is highly collectable.

Some main features:

  • Model: J. Parkes & Son, Patentees, Birmingham (marked on the microscope, see photo)
  • Applied plaque to case: Salt & Son, 21 Bull Street, Birmingham
  • Eyepieces: 2 epieces included
  • Objective lenses: 2 objective lenses included
  • Image focus: the eyepiece barrel can be pulled up and down within its holder frame for quick focus and a focus wheel on microscope body for fine focus.
  • Rotatable plano-concave mirror.
  • Solid metal construction: brass tube and case iron base
  • The stand can be reclined horizontally
  • Microscope weight: approx. 2kg (4.4 lb.) (approx. 3.3kg/7.2 lb. including mahogany case and accessories)
  • Comes in original mahogany case (no key): 295mm (L) x 180mm (W) x 100mm (H)

Note: The microscope is in working condition. Wear and tear to the metal surface and to the hard carry case appropriate with age. No slide clips above the stage.

Please see the pictures below for further details:
 

 
 
 
 


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