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Moritz Pillischer's Great Exhibition Model Microscope circa 1851

 Hungarian born Moritz Pillischer exhibited this model microscope at the Great Exhibition of 1851, where it was described as "the largest in the building". It is one of the biggest stands of the period and undoubtedly one of the finest. Only 5 examples have been recorded.


This example is numbered 128 and comes with its original massive case and accessories.

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