Lot 88
Five Antique English Portable Magnification Instruments
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mid 19th-early 20th century, to include a brass textile magnifier and a linen proofer, both instruments signed J. Castarelli and Son, Manchester; an ivory handle brass pocket microscope, unsigned (4 3/8 in. length with handle); a simple Jones-type brass botanical microscope, unsigned (4 1/4 in.); a cylindrical brass field microscope with adjustable slide stage, unsigned (2 1/2 in.).

Private Collection of an Antiquarian, Charlotte, North Carolina

Some spotting and marks to brass fittings; otherwise good estate condition.