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'Lunax' compound monocular microscope
Asia: Japan
case: 290 mm x 143 mm x 186 mm; overall: 245 mm x 90 mm x 138 mm

Microscope. Black-painted metal construction, draw tube attached by rack and pinion to inclinable stand arm, attached in turn to horseshoe base. Fixed square stage (missing its slide clips). Knurled edge focusing wheel on both sides and smaller fine focusing wheels. Triple turret supporting three steel objectives on revolving changer (60, 20 and 10, unnamed). Five-aperture variable iris diaphragm beneath stage. Revolving plano and concave mirror. X10 eyepiece. Together with a metal case (probably not original) with hinged door with single friction catch at top, and steel-reinforced leather handle. Evans service label inside case.


Gift of Worthing High School, 2009

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