Details: This lot consists of a French-Made Field Microscope and Case from our Civil War Estate Collection.
This authentic Early 19th Century Brass Drum MICROSCOPE features a Mignot label, on both the microscope and the case, indicating manufacture in France. It measures 7.25" fully extended and is housed in a Mahogany Case measuring approx. 6.75" x 2.75" x 2.25". Also included are slides and lens attachments. Three slides are labeled in French; two hold the wing of a fly and the third reads roughly Insect Parasite Eradication.
This lot is from the estate of a very well-known and well-respected lifetime Civil War collector in Upstate New York. Worth Auctions will feature scores of antique firearms, edged weapons, paintings, and unusual items over the next few months. A selection of post-1898 firearms by major manufacturers will also be featured.
National Book Auctions will also sell the thousands of rare and collectible volumes which cover nearly every notable personage and event of the Civil War including regimental histories.
Condition / Notes: This scientific instrument is well preserved with signs of age and wear that may include patina, abrasions, discoloration and soiling.
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