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Compound Microscope in Case with Accessories, by Carl Zeiss, Jena, c.1910

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Inventory Number: 20525
Object Type: Object
Persons: Carl Zeiss (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1910
Place Created: Jena Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1996-3
Brief Description: Compound Microscope in Case with Accessories. The instrument stands on a horseshoe foot with the limb carried on trunnions. A rack and pinion within the limb moves the body tube for focusing. One of four eyepieces
drop into the top of the body and three objectives are held in a changer on the lower end. The
circular, rotating stage
is mounted on the limb at the level of the trunnions. The stage plate is mechanical
and two scales show the degree of movement in each direction. Including a sub stage condenser and a plane mirror on mount. The instrument and accessories are stored in a fitted wooden case.




 
Primary Inscriptions: Carl Zeiss, Jena Nr. 51469, stage Nr. 5688
Provenance: Presented by the School of Biological Sciences, Manchester University, in 1996. RMS-MHS Collection of Twentieth-Century Microscopes.
Collection Group: RMS-MHS Collection

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