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Antique Microscope - Flatters & Garnett of Manchester Dissecting Microscope 1920

Antique Microscope - Flatters & Garnett of Manchester Dissecting Microscope 1920

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Antique Microscope - Flatters & Garnett of Manchester Dissecting Microscope 1920

Circa 1920 

A mahogany based dissecting microscope. 

Manufactured by Flatters & Garnett of Manchester 

Abraham Flatters and Charles Garnett established their company in 1901 to supply microscopical equipment. The first location of the company was as a chemist shop at 46 Deansgate, Manchester, displaying the microscope and lantern slides made by Flatters.In 1913, Flatters and Garnett Ltd moved to larger premises at 309 Oxford Road, opposite the University.

This microscope is a dissecting microscope sold by Flatters & Garnett and can be dated to the first half of the 20th century. This instrument should be a version of the Cornex dissecting microscope made by R&J Beck, for which Flatters & Garnett were distributers. The dissecting microscope is made of solid mahogany with tapered ends that form rests for the hands. There is a white glass plate located underneath the glass stage, placed at a 45-degree angle for illumination. The lens is held in a fitting which swings over the stage plate and slides up and down for focussing. This type of microscope was used mainly to study small flowers and plants as well as small animals.

A great item for any collector. 

24.5cm X 8cm 
Height 6cm 

Condition - Good 

Item No, 5025

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