Benjamin Martin, The Universal Microscope, ca. 1760

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For the history, construction and phases of Benjamin Martin's Universal Microscope, see the excellent article by Dr. Barry Sobel here

This is the first all-brass version of Benjamin Martin's Universal Microscope. It is known from some collections, often as part of microscope compendia. The all-brass microscopes that Martin produced were usually unsigned, because the signature usually appeared on a telescope or the solar microscope.

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