Messter Universal Bacteria Microscope
with Eyepiece Turret, pre-1868
Signed "Ed. Messter, Berlin, N.W., Friedrichstr. No. 95", original lacquered brass, golden/green-painted iron horseshoe
Double mirror, stage with ebonite cover, height closed 14 ½ in.,
in mahogany case, with pinholes and accessories.
An unusually constructed microscope, very rare!
Reserve: 180/US$ 243