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Projection Microscope, by Flatters & Garnett Ltd., Manchester, ?1930s

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Inventory Number: 67914
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Manchester United Kingdom (England) Europe
Subject Classification(s): Microscopy  
Accession Number: 1996-34
Brief Description: A cylindrical pillar stands on a flat tripod base. An inner pillar telescopes upwards and is held by a tightening screw. The optical components and light source are carried on a beam at the top of the stand. The joint allows the assembly to tilt and a lever locks it in position. The light source is positioned at one end of the beam and is powered by a separate transformer. The light passes though a glass chamber, a stage with a condenser and a projecting microscope, all on sliding mounts. The condenser and microscope have rack and pinion focusing. The microscope body tube has a rotating objective changer at one end. One of the three sockets holds an objective. A slot at the other end of the tube holds a projection lens.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Precision Micro-Projector No. 1298'.
Provenance: Presented by the School of Biological Sciences, Manchester University, in 1996. RMS-MHS Collection of Twentieth-Century Microscopes.
Collection Group: RMS-MHS Collection
Material(s): Metal
Copper Alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
520 310 mm

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