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Flints Auctions Ltd - Fine Photographica & Instruments of Science & Medicine
Sale commencing:   26 April 2019 12:00 PM

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Lot 5

A Polished Pine Cabinet of Diatom Microscope Slides, 19th Century, constructed of polished pine, with 12 drawers each capable of holding 12 standard slides, with many professionally prepared slides by slide-makers including; WATSON & SONS, 313 High Holborn, London; J. D. MOLLER, Wedel in Holstein, AMOS TOPPING, London; H. J. BAKER; and many others (approximately 144 slides)Slides of Particular Note; Diatom Exhibition slide labelled; Selected Atlantic City U.S.A. fossil marine species, WM GATRELL Barnes S.W.; 2 arranged circular Groups of Spicules of Sponge; 3 'TYPE SLIDES' of Radiolaria, Forminifera and Diatoms.

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A Polished Pine Cabinet of Diatom Microscope Slides, 19th Century, constructed of polished pine, with 12 drawers each capable of holding 12 standard slides, with many professionally prepared slides by slide-makers including; WATSON & SONS, 313 High Holborn, London; J. D. MOLLER, Wedel in Holstein, AMOS TOPPING, London; H. J. BAKER; and many others (approximately 144 slides)Slides of Particular Note; Diatom Exhibition slide labelled; Selected Atlantic City U.S.A. fossil marine species, WM GATRELL Barnes S.W.; 2 arranged circular Groups of Spicules of Sponge; 3 'TYPE SLIDES' of Radiolaria, Forminifera and Diatoms.

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A Fine Collection of Rock & Geology Microscope Slides, 19th Century, cabinet containing a very good collection of mineral and geology specimens, cabinet constructed of polished pine with flip front and top enclosing 12 trays each containing approximately 6 standard slides, prepared by both professionl and amateurs, with examples labelled; J. T. NORMAN; E. WHEELER, 48 Tollington Rd, Holloway, London; WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, LondonSlides of Particular Note: Unsigned slide by J. W. NEVIL labelled ‘Foraminifera from Past Glacial Silt’; J.H. 1895 Shark Tooth form Chalk; WATSON & SONS labelled ‘Crystals of Native Silver’; NORMAN labelled ‘Section of Cleopatra’s Needle’; various coal fossils, a good number of the slides are marked T.H followed by a date, these are in the same hand as slide G, Plate 45, in Bracegirdle's 'Microscopical Mounts and Mounters,.

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A Fine Collection of Rock & Geology Microscope Slides, 19th Century, cabinet containing a very good collection of mineral and geology specimens, cabinet constructed of polished pine with flip front and top enclosing 12 trays each containing approximately 6 standard slides, prepared by both professionl and amateurs, with examples labelled; J. T. NORMAN; E. WHEELER, 48 Tollington Rd, Holloway, London; WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, LondonSlides of Particular Note: Unsigned slide by J. W. NEVIL labelled ‘Foraminifera from Past Glacial Silt’; J.H. 1895 Shark Tooth form Chalk; WATSON & SONS labelled ‘Crystals of Native Silver’; NORMAN labelled ‘Section of Cleopatra’s Needle’; various coal fossils, a good number of the slides are marked T.H followed by a date, these are in the same hand as slide G, Plate 45, in Bracegirdle's 'Microscopical Mounts and Mounters,.

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Lot 7

A Collection of Microscope Soundings, from various location as depths, case constructed of light wood with flip front and hinged top, slides by various makers including 'WHEELER, RUSSELL' and othersSlides of Particular Note: Various slides from H.M.S. Challenger giving location and depth of soundings; one slide titled 'Foramineferous Shells, Reclaimed Cable' including location

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Lot 7

A Collection of Microscope Soundings, from various location as depths, case constructed of light wood with flip front and hinged top, slides by various makers including 'WHEELER, RUSSELL' and othersSlides of Particular Note: Various slides from H.M.S. Challenger giving location and depth of soundings; one slide titled 'Foramineferous Shells, Reclaimed Cable' including location

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Lot 8

A Very Fine Collection of 84 Insect Microscope Slides by Watson, 19th Century, microscope slide case containing a very good collection of full and part insect specimens, cabinet constructed of polished mahogany with flip front, 14 trays each containing approximately 6 standard slides, slides all labelled 'WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London'; This collection represents some of the finest insect mounts from the firm of Watson.Slides of Particular Note: Collection of 6 full spiders; arranged eytra and disks of wings; full insects including an impressive mounted scorpion fly and others.

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Lot 8

A Very Fine Collection of 84 Insect Microscope Slides by Watson, 19th Century, microscope slide case containing a very good collection of full and part insect specimens, cabinet constructed of polished mahogany with flip front, 14 trays each containing approximately 6 standard slides, slides all labelled 'WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London'; This collection represents some of the finest insect mounts from the firm of Watson.Slides of Particular Note: Collection of 6 full spiders; arranged eytra and disks of wings; full insects including an impressive mounted scorpion fly and others.

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Lot 9

A Very Fine Collection of 84 Insect Microscope Slides by DARLSTON, 19th Century, microscope slide case containing a very good collection of full and part insect specimens, cabinet constructed of polished mahogany with flip front & top with 12 trays 11 of which contain 6 standard slides, slides all labelled 'W. H. DARLSTON, Birmingham'; This collection represents some of the finest insect mounts from DARLSTON.Slides of Particular Note: Collection of 6 full spiders; arranged eytra and disks of wings; full insects including an impressive mounted scorpion fly and others.

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A Very Fine Collection of 84 Insect Microscope Slides by DARLSTON, 19th Century, microscope slide case containing a very good collection of full and part insect specimens, cabinet constructed of polished mahogany with flip front & top with 12 trays 11 of which contain 6 standard slides, slides all labelled 'W. H. DARLSTON, Birmingham'; This collection represents some of the finest insect mounts from DARLSTON.Slides of Particular Note: Collection of 6 full spiders; arranged eytra and disks of wings; full insects including an impressive mounted scorpion fly and others.

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Lot 10

A Collection of Chemical Crystals & Polarising Microscope Slides, microscope slide case containing a collection of chemical crystal and polarising microscope slides, case constructed of polished light wood with flip front & top, slides labelled ‘WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London’; 'NORMAN, FLATTERS & GARNET, Longsight, Manchester'; 'C. M. TOPPING' (36 slides)

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A Collection of Chemical Crystals & Polarising Microscope Slides, microscope slide case containing a collection of chemical crystal and polarising microscope slides, case constructed of polished light wood with flip front & top, slides labelled ‘WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London’; 'NORMAN, FLATTERS & GARNET, Longsight, Manchester'; 'C. M. TOPPING' (36 slides)

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Lot 11

A Collection of Chemical Crystals & Polarising Microscope Slides, slide case containing a collection of chemical crystal and polarising microscope slides, case constructed of polished light wood with flip front & top, slides labelled ‘WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London’; ‘FLATTERS & GARNET, Longsight, Manchester’ (31 slides)

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Lot 11

A Collection of Chemical Crystals & Polarising Microscope Slides, slide case containing a collection of chemical crystal and polarising microscope slides, case constructed of polished light wood with flip front & top, slides labelled ‘WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London’; ‘FLATTERS & GARNET, Longsight, Manchester’ (31 slides)

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A Very Fine Collection of Dry Mounted Crystal & Geological Microscope Specimen Slides, card slide case containing a very good collection of dry mounted mineral samples, on seven card trays, most of the slides labelled ‘LEONARD SANDALL, Preparer, Lingfield.’ (62 slides) Slides of Particular Note: Mineral: Spinel Ruby, Ceylon; mineral: Native Gold Crystals, Transylvania; Natural Amber from Baltic

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A Very Fine Collection of Dry Mounted Crystal & Geological Microscope Specimen Slides, card slide case containing a very good collection of dry mounted mineral samples, on seven card trays, most of the slides labelled ‘LEONARD SANDALL, Preparer, Lingfield.’ (62 slides) Slides of Particular Note: Mineral: Spinel Ruby, Ceylon; mineral: Native Gold Crystals, Transylvania; Natural Amber from Baltic

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Lot 13

A Very Fine Collection of Dry Mounted Marine, Fossil, Crystal & Geological Microscope Specimen Slides, card slide case containing a very good collection of dry mounted mineral samples, on seven card trays, most slides labelled ‘LEONARD SANDALL, Preparer, Lingfield.’ (62 Slides) Slides of Particular Note: Mineral: Part of Meteorite from Transylvania; Fossil Ammonite;

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Lot 13

A Very Fine Collection of Dry Mounted Marine, Fossil, Crystal & Geological Microscope Specimen Slides, card slide case containing a very good collection of dry mounted mineral samples, on seven card trays, most slides labelled ‘LEONARD SANDALL, Preparer, Lingfield.’ (62 Slides) Slides of Particular Note: Mineral: Part of Meteorite from Transylvania; Fossil Ammonite;

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A Large Collection of Coal Fossil Microscope Slides, card slide case containing a very good collection of coal fossil microscope slides, many oversized and annotated for teaching purposes, slides labelled ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Derby’; ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Barnsley’; ‘LOMAX Bolton Lancashire Petrographic & Palaeo Botanic Labotoatories’, some by amateur preparers (58 slides)

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Lot 14

A Large Collection of Coal Fossil Microscope Slides, card slide case containing a very good collection of coal fossil microscope slides, many oversized and annotated for teaching purposes, slides labelled ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Derby’; ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Barnsley’; ‘LOMAX Bolton Lancashire Petrographic & Palaeo Botanic Labotoatories’, some by amateur preparers (58 slides)

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Lot 15

A Large Collection of Coal Fossil Microscope Slides, card slide case containing a very good collection of coal fossil microscope slides, many oversized and annotated for teaching purposes, slides labelled ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Derby’; ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Barnsley’; ‘LOMAX Bolton Lancashire Petrographic & Palaeo Botanic Laboratories’; some by amateur preparers. (58 slides)

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Lot 15

A Large Collection of Coal Fossil Microscope Slides, card slide case containing a very good collection of coal fossil microscope slides, many oversized and annotated for teaching purposes, slides labelled ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Derby’; ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Barnsley’; ‘LOMAX Bolton Lancashire Petrographic & Palaeo Botanic Laboratories’; some by amateur preparers. (58 slides)

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Lot 16

A Very Good Collection of Insect Microscope Slides, slide case containing a very good collection of full and part insect specimens, cabinet constructed of polished light wood with flip front & top, with 12 trays containing 6 standard slides, slides all labelled ‘FRED ENOCH’, Preparer; 'WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London'; 'NORMAN’; ‘FLATTERS & GARNET, Longsight, Manchester'; 'C. M. TOPPING, W. H. DARLSTON, Birmingham', some good amateur prepared slides and others. (approximately 66 slides) Slides of Particular Note: Collection of 6 good slides by Fred Enoch, a Watson Yellow disk slide showing 5 different animal Spermatozoa, a good whole Dragon Fly.

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Lot 16

A Very Good Collection of Insect Microscope Slides, slide case containing a very good collection of full and part insect specimens, cabinet constructed of polished light wood with flip front & top, with 12 trays containing 6 standard slides, slides all labelled ‘FRED ENOCH’, Preparer; 'WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London'; 'NORMAN’; ‘FLATTERS & GARNET, Longsight, Manchester'; 'C. M. TOPPING, W. H. DARLSTON, Birmingham', some good amateur prepared slides and others. (approximately 66 slides) Slides of Particular Note: Collection of 6 good slides by Fred Enoch, a Watson Yellow disk slide showing 5 different animal Spermatozoa, a good whole Dragon Fly.

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Lot 18

A Set of Three Geological Slides by William Crookes, English, c.1897, signed 'W Crookes', with comprehensive annotations

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Lot 18

A Set of Three Geological Slides by William Crookes, English, c.1897, signed 'W Crookes', with comprehensive annotations

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Lot 19

A Most Unusual Meteorite Microscope Slide, English, c.1879, unsigned, but in the style of Watson & Sons, London, labels reads 'Meteoric Stone with Cavities, containing various silicates, framework consisting of Nickleiferous Iron, "Siderolite" Op. with E??, Pol Cl.SP 4 to 3, fell near Braunfels Germany, Mar 1879’

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Lot 19

A Most Unusual Meteorite Microscope Slide, English, c.1879, unsigned, but in the style of Watson & Sons, London, labels reads 'Meteoric Stone with Cavities, containing various silicates, framework consisting of Nickleiferous Iron, "Siderolite" Op. with E??, Pol Cl.SP 4 to 3, fell near Braunfels Germany, Mar 1879’

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Lot 21

A Compound Cary 'Lucernal' Microscope Outfit, English, c.1810, engraved 'CARY LONDON' to inner drawer, mahogany case with circular threaded brass boss to one corner, for support pillar to screw, body constructed of turned mahogany, with a fine grain maroon Moroccan leather covering, both ends finished with lacquered brass collars, into one collar screws the eyepiece made up of a series of large diameter lenses, consisting of a pair of plano-convex (46mm diameter), bi-convex and plano-convex (58mm diameter), other collar contains a single drawer tube, engraved with signature and focus mechanism, via a wheel at side of tube, single drawer tube with fine thread into which simple objectives fit, objectives are numbered ‘1’, ‘2’ and ‘3’, two circular lacquered brass bases hold telescopic supports for a sprung stage and an oil lamp with a condenser lens

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Lot 21

A Compound Cary 'Lucernal' Microscope Outfit, English, c.1810, engraved 'CARY LONDON' to inner drawer, mahogany case with circular threaded brass boss to one corner, for support pillar to screw, body constructed of turned mahogany, with a fine grain maroon Moroccan leather covering, both ends finished with lacquered brass collars, into one collar screws the eyepiece made up of a series of large diameter lenses, consisting of a pair of plano-convex (46mm diameter), bi-convex and plano-convex (58mm diameter), other collar contains a single drawer tube, engraved with signature and focus mechanism, via a wheel at side of tube, single drawer tube with fine thread into which simple objectives fit, objectives are numbered ‘1’, ‘2’ and ‘3’, two circular lacquered brass bases hold telescopic supports for a sprung stage and an oil lamp with a condenser lens

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Lot 22

A Box Mounted Compound Microscope by Chevalier, Paris, French, c.1830, signed in copperplate script 'Charles Chevalier, Ingenieur, Opticien, Brevete, Palace Royal 163, a Paris’, microscope screws into boss on top of mahogany case, concave mirror at base, wheel of apertures, two stage clips, arm for condenser lens (missing lens), rack and pinion focusing, with accessories in fitted case with key

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Lot 22

A Box Mounted Compound Microscope by Chevalier, Paris, French, c.1830, signed in copperplate script 'Charles Chevalier, Ingenieur, Opticien, Brevete, Palace Royal 163, a Paris’, microscope screws into boss on top of mahogany case, concave mirror at base, wheel of apertures, two stage clips, arm for condenser lens (missing lens), rack and pinion focusing, with accessories in fitted case with key

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Lot 23

A Chevalier Large Compound Achromatic Microscope, French, c.1840, signed in script to top bodytube ‘Microscope Achromatique Perfectionne par Charles Chevalier, Ingenieur Opticien, Palais Royal a Paris’, on swept folding tripod base, with tall supporting main column to centre, compass type joint to top with square column supporting concave mirror on sliding collar, stage incorporating focusing mechanism operated via turned ivory wheel, nose piece with condenser lens on articulated arm, large diameter body tube with single drawer tube, objective and eyepiece with dust cover, height 47cm

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Lot 23

A Chevalier Large Compound Achromatic Microscope, French, c.1840, signed in script to top bodytube ‘Microscope Achromatique Perfectionne par Charles Chevalier, Ingenieur Opticien, Palais Royal a Paris’, on swept folding tripod base, with tall supporting main column to centre, compass type joint to top with square column supporting concave mirror on sliding collar, stage incorporating focusing mechanism operated via turned ivory wheel, nose piece with condenser lens on articulated arm, large diameter body tube with single drawer tube, objective and eyepiece with dust cover, height 47cm

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Lot 24

A Gould-Type Microscope by Cary, English, c.1830/40, signed 'Cary London, rectangular sectioned pillar screws into boss on top of case lid, concave mirror pins into base of column, stage pins into bracket moved by rack work for focusing, small limb to top with thread to accept the simple lenses or lenses in combination with compound body tube, with other various accessories and slides, in mahogany case with catches to front, box 13.8cm x 11cm x 3.5cm

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Lot 24

A Gould-Type Microscope by Cary, English, c.1830/40, signed 'Cary London, rectangular sectioned pillar screws into boss on top of case lid, concave mirror pins into base of column, stage pins into bracket moved by rack work for focusing, small limb to top with thread to accept the simple lenses or lenses in combination with compound body tube, with other various accessories and slides, in mahogany case with catches to front, box 13.8cm x 11cm x 3.5cm

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Lot 25

A Gould-Type Microscope by Youle, English, c.1830/40, signed 'Wm Youle, 79 Leadenhall St, London', rectangular sectioned pillar screws into a boss to top of case, concave mirror pins into the base of column, stage screwed into bracket moved by rack work for focusing, small limb to top with thread to accept the simple lenses or lenses in combination with compound body tube, with other various accessories and slides, in mahogany case with ebony stringing, lock and key, box 16cm x 11cm x 4.5cm

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Lot 25

A Gould-Type Microscope by Youle, English, c.1830/40, signed 'Wm Youle, 79 Leadenhall St, London', rectangular sectioned pillar screws into a boss to top of case, concave mirror pins into the base of column, stage screwed into bracket moved by rack work for focusing, small limb to top with thread to accept the simple lenses or lenses in combination with compound body tube, with other various accessories and slides, in mahogany case with ebony stringing, lock and key, box 16cm x 11cm x 4.5cm

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