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Charles Baker Binocular Presentation Microscope. 1876.

A large cased Brass Binocular Microscope by Charles Baker. Complete with original receipt and Presentation plaque.

In fine condition, this large Polarising Microscope with rotating stage stands over 18" high and comes with its full compliment of accessories as detailed in the original 1876 receipt.

Presented in 1876 to a Mr William Ledlie by the Honourable Commisioners of the Inland Revenue, the receipt is signed by Mr Ledlie and dated August 21st 1876.

Of typical Bar Limb design of the period with Main rack and pinion focusing and thumb screw fine focus to the rear of the tubes. 360 degree rotating stage with Polariser & Analyser accessories. Bench Bullseye Condenser. A pair of eyepieces and four objective lenses. All housed within its original fitted Mahogany cabinet.

1 inch Seibert (No.1) in C.Baker (Agent) canister - As per the receipt which states 'German 1 inch'

1/2 inch Seibert (No.2) in C.Baker (Agent) canister - As per the receipt which states 'German 1/2 inch'

1/4 inch Baker Lens in Baker canister - As per the receipt which states 'English 1/4 inch'.

4 inch Baker Lens. This lens is the only component which differs from the original 1876 list.

In fine Mechanical and optical condition. An excellent collector's piece, and extra special to have the original receipt and dated Presentation plaque.

£1200 + shipping.

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