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MICROSCOPES AND MICROSCOPY SLIDES
radiuscope; contact lens measure
R. & J. Beck Ltd; British Indicators Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom
Mid-Late 20th c.
overall: 400 mm x 160 mm x 200 mm
Monocular microscope for measuring the radius of curvature of contact lenses during manufacture. Grey metal with black plastic adjusting control wheel. Single objective fitted to triple changer. Chrome stage and contact lens holder with micrometric screw adjustment. Manufacturer's sticker on sloping front of base. Together with a 'John Bull' spherometer with yellowish-white dial.
Gift of Cardiff University, 2012