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Magic Lantern Mechanical Slide Lunar Motion -6012Magic Lantern Mechanical Astronomical Slide 
$225.00

Item #6013. Shows full and partial eclipse of the moon as viewed from the earth. The magic lantern has a mahogany frame, brass gear crank attached to a single circular brass rack work mechanical assembly and, hand painted glass slides. Paper descriptive tags are in most part removed from the unit. The mechanical astronomical slide is similar to those made by Carpenter and Wesley, England. Dimensions are: 6 7/8 inch long, 3 7/8 inch high with a 2 inch diameter viewing area. In overall good working condition.

 

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Pocket Microscope -6000 Pocket Microscope $75.00

Item #6000 Unsigned, probably French
Last Quarter 19th Century

Pocket microscope with brass telescoping tube, 2 inches high when closed. Contains the calcite cube in the bottom of the unit. By sliding the eye piece controls the magnification. 

 

 

 

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Wollensak Portrait Lens -6001Wollensak Portrait Lens
  $325.00

Item #6001. Old time giant brass portrait lens, Series A, f5, 8x10 format for bellows camera.

 F stop settings are 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, and 64 with continuous iris stop down. Overall in good working condition; 7 7/8 inch high with a front lens opening of 4 7/16 inch in diameter, and the female treaded end is 3 inches in diameter. Made by Wollensak Optical Company, Rochester, New York. Probably turn of the Century or earlier.

 

 

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