J. Swift & Son microscope oil lamp, C 1880

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A fine mid Victorian microscope oil lamp in its original stained pine case, C 1880. The lamp is engraved on the circular base:   Swift & Son - LONDON   .   The lamp stands on a brass circular base with a tall upright column to the back. The lamp assembly can be positioned at the required height with a knurled wheel locking it in place on the column.   A brass collar holds the oil bottle.    The lamp comes with the usual ceramic shade with the follow imprint: J. Swift & Son – University optical works – 81 Tottenham court road – London WC – Registered. Condition: Cosmetically the lamp is superb having seen very little use. The lacquer coverage is 99% with almost no wear. The shade had a small crack but further on in good condition. Mechanically all works well and just as it should. Dimension box 31 x 13 x 12 cm.

SKU: 360921 - 42 Category:

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