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Compound Monocular Microscope in Case

Inventory Number: 10702
Object Type: microscope
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number:
Brief Description: A circular, lead-weighted base stands on three circular feet. At the centre compass joint holds the tubular pillar. A rack and pinion on the rear of the pillar raises an inner pillar. The body tube screws into a ring on an arm attached to the top of this pillar. The Huygenian eyepiece pushes into the top of the tube and a conical nose with a single button objective screws into the lower end. The rectangular stage has two spring clips to hold specimens. Below the stage a pinhole holds the mount with the concave mirror. the mahogany case has four drawers.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: RMS collection
Collection Group: Royal Microscopical Society Collection
Material(s): Brass
Wood
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
305 85 mm

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