Watson & Sons 19th C. Cased English Oil Lamp For Microscope Illumination – Antique


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Manufactured by Watson & Sons, 313 High Holborn, London, W.C., marked on the base. Brass and bronze stand with a clear glass oil well and patinated metal chimney and mount for the blue glass slide. With a wooden case with a latch closure and carry handle on the lid.

Base Diam. 5", H. 13 1/2"
Some pitting to bronze, chimney bent at the top

Disclaimer: The microscopes in this section are described as accurate as possible. Some references have been made from the "Billings Microscope Collection", Second Edition. Most of the microscopes listed have original parts and are in working condition. No warranty is expressed or implied. The authenticity of the antique is to the best of our knowledge.

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  1. Q how does this lamp work with the microscope? answer now
    Asked by Brad on August 24, 2019 6:17 pm
    A This is an antique piece for display and show. Back in the day was used as light to reflect of off a mirror.

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  • Weight: 14 lbs
  • Dimensions: 13 × 6 × 6 in


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