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Compound binocular microscope
W. R. Prior & Co.
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London W1
Mid 20th c.
metal; brass; glass
overall: 390 mm x 130 mm x 205 mm

Microscope. Black-painted steel and brass construction, extending arm attached by rack and pinion to rigid stand arm, attached in turn to horseshoe base. Loose square-shaped glass stage with white metal slide clips. Knurled edge focusing wheels. Binocular eyepiece turret supporting two fixed objectives. Fully adjustable mirror/opaque reflector beneath stage. X6 eyepieces with additional fine focusing ring to left eyepiece.


Gift of Mrs Susan Elston in memory of Mr George Warren, 2014

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