French Brass Field Microscope With Original Box & Slides, c.1880-90.

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A French brass field microscope with its original travelling box, which still contains six slides, c.1880 - 1910. 

The microscope is in an excellent condition and functions perfectly. 

The slides contain the following specimens:

  • Hair of bat
  • Antenna of grasshopper
  • Poultry flea
  • Leg of fly
  • Human epidermis
  • Onion peeling

An extremely attractive antiquarian scientific instrument, with historic slides created by the original user.



Height: 15.5cm

Width diameter (at base): 4.5cm


Length: 6cm


Length: 17cm

Depth: 6.75cm

Height: 6cm