Compound Microscope in Case, by C. Reichert, Vienna, c.1900
|Inventory Number:|| 14885|
|Object Type:|| microscope|
C. Reichert (Maker (Signed by))|
|Date Created:||c. 1900|
|Place Created:|| Vienna Austria Europe
|Brief Description:||The stand and pillar are integrated and made of black enamelled cast brass. The nickel-plated body tube is attached to the pillar by diagonal rackwork for coarse focusing. Fine focusing is by micrometer screw at the top of the pillar. The stage is circular and has two spring clips. A substage Abbe illuminator with an iris diaphragm is set beneath the stage and below it is a plano-concave mirror. The case also contains two central stops and a pill-box with coverslips inside. No optics are present.|
Charles Baker was agent for six or more German microscope makers. This instrument was advertised as the "Reichert Stand VII"
|Primary Inscriptions:||"C REICHERT. WIEN No 19048" on the body tube
"C.BAKER 244 HIGH HOLBORN LONDON." on box
"No. 19048" on box|
|Provenance:||Lent by the Royal Microscopical Society in 1970. Bequeathed to the Society by A. A. C. Eliot Merlin in 1948.|
|Collection Group:||Royal Microscopical Society Collection|
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