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Monocular Compound Microscope with Case and Accessories

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Inventory Number: 39889
Object Type: Object
Persons: Vincent Chevalier
Date Created: Second quarter of the 19th century
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Brief Description: Portable microscope with case and accessories. The pillar has a square cross section and a thread at the lower end screws into a boss on top of the box. The circular stage can be racked up and down for focusing. It has two spring clips and an arm with a pinhole at the end. A rotating disk with four apertures is mounted on the underside of the stage. A concave mirror is held in a horseshoe mount on a sliding sleeve below the stage. A ring on an arm, attached to the top of the pillar, has an internal thread that fits a thread on the body tube. The eyepiece pushes into a draw tube that telescopes from the top of the body and objectives screw onto the conical nose. There are also two eyepieces, three objective lenses that can be used in combination, a copper alloy and glass trough, two glass slides and a super stage condensing lens.
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Material(s): Copper alloy

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