Benj. Pike's Son & Co., 930 Broadway, NY

Microscope with stage fine focus adjustment, c. 1878

Benj. Pike's Son & Co., 930 Broadway, NY. Professional model microscope, c. 1878

Benj. Pike's Son & Co., 930 Broadway, NY. Monocular microscope, c. 1878

Benj. Pike's Son & Co., 930 Broadway, NY. Professional model microscope, c. 1878

    The fine adjustment mechanism moves the stage.

Benj. Pike's Son & Co., 930 Broadway, NY. microscope glass stage An advertisment  from The American Journal of Microscopy and Popular Science, 1878.

Benj. Pike's Son & Co., 930 Broadway, NY. microscope in the case

Benj. Pike's Son & Co., Monocular microscope, Wale objectives, Economic series.

Benjamin Pike Senior emigrated to the United States in 1804. He established an optician's business in New York supplying scientific instruments. His three sons, Benjamin Jr., Daniel, and Gardiner carried on in the business with the father and later on their own, sometimes as partners and, at other times, as competitors (see this and this).

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