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compound monocular microscope
Prior Scientific
Europe: United Kingdom, England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
crate: 388 mm x 222 mm x 262 mm; overall: 362 mm x 135 mm x 190 mm

Microscope. Silver-grey-painted metal, steel and plastic construction, tube attached by rack and pinion to inclinable stand arm, attached in turn to horseshoe base. Black square mechanical stage missing one of its slide clips with condenser and diaphragm disc (on their own rack and pinion) beneath. Knurled edge focusing wheels and fine focusing wheels on both sides. Triple turret supporting three objectives on black and white metal revolving changer (42x/0.70 Prior, 10x/0.18 Prior and 4x/0.12 Prior). Revolving plano and concave mirror (on broken bracket). 10X OPAX eyepiece. In an original wooden crate with two metal clasps and steel-reinforced leather handle.


Gift of Worthing High School, 2009

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