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Brass Drum Microscope

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Inventory Number: 42639
Object Type: microscope
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1987-4
Brief Description: A cylindrical, brass housing stands on a brass ring. Sections of the housing are cut away to allow access to the circular stage and light to the concave mirror below it. The monocular body tube pushes into a tube at the top of the housing and slides for focusing. The eyepiece has two lenses and screws to the top of the body. The lower end of the body has an internal thread that takes the single objective. The instrument fits into a softwood box.
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Material(s): Brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
150 58 mm

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