Robert Scott

Robert Scott, Optician, 116, Sauchiehall Street.

    This extensive business presents many features of more than ordinary interest. It dates back in its foundation to the year 1874. The premises comprise a double shop, occupying a commanding corner position, and having large plate-glass windows and superior fittings, also extensive workshops attached, and a well and richly furnished consulting-room for optical purposes.

    The shop is well filled with a large and valuable stock of optical and philosophical instruments of all kinds, by the most eminent makers. Microscopes, telescopes, spectacles, opera glasses, aneroids, &c., form a few of the leading features ; but the great specialities for which Mr. Scott is so justly celebrated are glass eyes (being the only maker of these in Scotland), and thermometers and barometers for sugar refiners. This firm does a very extensive business in every branch of the trade, both in the city and country ; they also export large quantities of artificial eyes to all parts of the world.

    The proprietor is a gentleman possessing the advantage of a thorough scientific knowledge of the construction and uses of all philosophical instruments, and exercises in the management of his extensive business sound judgment and spirited enterprise.

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