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Projection Microscope or Micro-Projector, by Carl Zeiss, West Germany, Late 20th Century

Inventory Number: 54716
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2000-11
Brief Description: Mounted on a heavy base and covered with a steel box or body, with a sliding air vent in the rear top, and sliding curved doors at the front (which are locked and there is no key), all finished in white enamel. Serial no. 4988583. Also known as a 'Revolver' micro-projector. Seems of quite recent date and not heavily used -- presumably a casualty of the wholesale replacement of such apparatus by computers in the last years of the 20th century.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Carl Zeiss | 4988583 | Made in West Germany | Mikro.Projektor | 47 78 10' and various electrical values,
Provenance: Presented by Oxford High School in 2000, per Mrs Susan Prest, head of Junior Department.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Steel

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