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Microscope by W. F. Archer of Liverpool

£950
Microscope by W. F. Archer of Liverpool

Microscope by W. F. Archer of Liverpool

£950

Place of Origin England

Date of Manufacture Circa 1870

Dimensions H 39.5cm  |  15.6in
W 22.0cm  |  8.7in
D 17.0cm  |  6.7in

A cased brass monocular microscope, the foot marked W. F. Archer 43 Lord St. Liverpool.

Original lacquer, rack and pinion focusing with fine focus to front of barrel, adjustable damascened stage, with spring slide clip, and plano concave mirror.

In original mahogany fitted case with slide drawer, key and handle.

Height of microscope closed/lowered: 35 cm.

3 ocular/eyepieces.
4 objectives in canisters, 1 by E. Leitz.
Bulls eye condenser, 2".
Live box.
Substage condenser.


ARCHER, William F. (c.1827-1887) – owner/proprietor, 1848-1880's, business taken over by Archer & Sons in 1880's

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