Leeuwenhoek Microscope Sold

The Leeuwenhoek microscope that was being offered at Christies (see previous entry) has been sold to an anonymous bidder for a record $461,104. This is the highest price ever paid for a Dutch scientific instrument, selling at three times the estimated value. See a report by  Adriana Stuijt here.

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

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