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    Sale 2527 | Lot 152
    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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      Sale 2527 Lot 152

      (OPTICAL ENHANCEMENT.) Heath, Laban. Heath's Improved Adjustable Compound Microscope. For Examining Bank Notes, Minerals, Flowers, Seeds, Linen, etc. [*and MAPS!*] Polished steel collapsible stand with engraved scrollwork supporting a double-fitted tilting glass magnifier assembly. 2 1/4 inches high when fully extended; glass lenses 1 3/4 inches in diameter; "Pat. Dec. 25, 77." stamped to inner leg; housed in original card box with printed pictorial label; microscope in nearly as-new condition without evidence of its being cleaned; box with small damages but still generally very good. [Boston, 1877]

      Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

      Designed and distributed by Laban Heath, a Boston area engraver and self-styled educator on counterfeit detection.