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Monocular Radiuscope
MICROSCOPES AND MICROSCOPY SLIDES
radiuscope; contact lens measure
G. Nissel & Company Ltd; Vickers Instruments Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
1960s
metal; glass
overall: 360 mm x 140 mm x 200 mm

Monocular microscope for measuring the radius of curvature of contact lenses during manufacture. Light grey-painted metal with milled adjusting wheels. Single objective fitted to triple changer. Black stage and contact lens holder with micrometric screw adjustment. Manufacturer's plate on rear of horseshoe base. Together with a 'John Bull' spherometer with white dial. Black electrical flex and jack plug. Together with a Vickers Instruments transformer unit, with dial control and orange pilot light.


2020.63

Gift of Mr Ray Small MCOptom, 2020



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