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Simple Microscope

Inventory Number: 48434
Object Type: microscope
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
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Brief Description: This brass instrument stands on an oval base with a plano-concave mirror mounted at its centre. Four objectives are held in sockets on the base. An arm with a threaded ring is attached to the top of the cylindrical pillar. The stage is carried on a sleeve that can be racked up and down on the pillar for focusing. It has two pinholes and a leaf spring is attached to its underside. The body tube is missing.
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Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
150 62 mm

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