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Antique Brass Microscope by Nachet & Fils

Antique Brass Microscope by Nachet & Fils

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Instruments and Implements: Scientific: Pre 1900: Item # 1216091

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524 North Washington Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

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Brass Compound Microscope by Camille Sebastien Nachet (1799 - 1881)*, with U-shaped base, single tube rack focus, rectangular stage, planar mirror, and mahogany carrying case. In 1851 Nachet was awarded a gold medal at the Great Exhibition for the quality of the workmanship of his instruments.

* Nachet moved his business to 17, rue St. Severin, Paris in 1862 (see enlargement #5).

approximate height of instrument: 14.5 in.