Lot 750: Sold for £280 hammer

Estimate £100-£150

A collection of late 19th to early 20th Century microscope slides, contained within three fall-front pine cases, including some interesting subjects such as hair of arctic fox, jaws of a garden spider, skin of a sole, eyes of a fly, around one hundred and twenty in total, together with a pine microscope accessories box, eight preparation slides in a slip case and a late 20th Century plastic case of microscope slides, S/D.

Condition report
There is some old woodworm damage to the cases. Some chips and cracks to some of the slides. The accessories case is almost empty, but does include a mahogany and brass slide holder and a small folding brass stand. There is some damage to the card slip case of slides.

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