Lot 80: Sold for £1,850 hammer

Estimate £400-£600

A late 19th Century lacquered brass monocular microscope by Evans & Wormull, 31 Stamford Street, London, in a fitted mahogany case with lenses and attachments, together with a Victorian mahogany slide or collectors cabinet, with lancet panel double doors enclosing an arrangement of seven drawers flanked by an ormolu capped pilaster compartment to either side, containing over 350 glass slides, height 50cm, width 49cm and depth 24.5cm, S/D

Condition report
The microscope has some wear to the brass lacquer commensurate with age and use. Complete with magnifier on stand and 1/4 & 1/2 inch lens, two 1 inch lenses and a 2 inch lens. There is some damage to the beading around the edges of the cabinet - Some of these sections are detached but most appear to be present. The door panels have warped and split. The pilaster column compartments are a little stiff. All of the ebonised drawer handles are present and are OK.

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