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    • 1.009 

      Jones, William.; Jones, Samuel. (2012-02-07)
      This is a solar microscope, with a square base and attached rectangular mirror. It comes with accessories and a wooden case. Signed: W&S, Jones Fecerunt. 135 Holborn, London.
    • 1.061 

      Leitz, Ernst. (2012-02-07)
      This instrument has all the features of a late 19th-century Continental microscope. A short rectangular pillar sits on a horseshoe base and supports the limb and the stage on trunnions. The body-tube has a rackwork for ...
    • 1.012 

      Pritchard, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
      One of the first achromatic instruments, the microscope has a heavy flat folding tripod base. The limb is attached to the pillar by a ball-and-socket joint of Ross design, and carries the body-tube, stage, condenser, and ...
    • 1.043 

      Beck, R & J. (2012-02-07)
      An example of the Beck "Economic" microscope, the instrument has a flat, tripod foot and a binocular tube. The tubular pillar is capped with a compass joint, and circular stage is attached to the tubular limb. Focusing is ...
    • 1.060 

      Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. (2012-02-07)
      This is the earliest Bausch & Lomb instrument in the collection. The tripod base supports a round pillar and round limb, attached by a compass joint. The body-tube with a triple nosepiece moves by rackwork, and the fine ...
    • 1.059 

      Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. (2012-02-07)
      Based on the Bausch & Lomb Continental model, the instrument has a horseshoe foot and a round pillar, both made of cast iron. The limb and the square stage are attached to the pillar by a compass joint. The body-tube, with ...
    • 1.025 

      Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
      The popular model features the Y-shaped, flat tripod base which became a characteristic of many Ross microscopes. The vertical flat pillars hold the limb by means of trunnions, and a bar attached to the top of the limb ...
    • 1.078 

      Baker, Charles. (2012-02-07)
      Built to the popular Ross design, the microscope displays the typical Y-shaped foot, vertical pillars, boxy limb with a tubular tailpiece, the body-tube with a transverse arm that attaches to the limb. It comes with monocular ...
    • 1.050 

      Ross, Andrew. (2012-02-07)
      The latest Ross microscope in the collection displays the square horseshoe base, typical of late-19th-century design found in German microscopes. The square pillars hold the trunnions to which the square stage is attached. ...
    • 1.019 

      James Swift & Son. (2012-02-07)
      This is the firm's "Challenge" microscope, with a dark brass, claw foot. It differs from the Ross model microscopes Swift made earlier. Instead of the vertical pillars that supported the limb, the curved foot holds the ...
    • 1.038 

      Jones, William.; Jones, Samuel. (2012-02-07)
      An example of the Jones's "Most Improved Compound Microscope," this instrument has a folding tripod base and a pillar that supports the limb by a compass joint. The limb carries the stage, condenser, mirror and body-tube. ...
    • 1.040 

      Nairne & Blunt. (2012-02-07)
      This "chest" microscope, a variation on the Cuff model, has a square section pillar hinged to the base of the box. The body-tube fits into a ring at the top of the pillar and can be lifted for packing. The stage focusing ...
    • 1.049 

      Hartnack, Edmund. (2012-02-07)
      Similar in design to Oberhaeuser instruments with horseshoe foot, the microscope is supported by a round pillar attached to square stage. The body-tube moves by rack and pinion and is connected to the limb by a solid brass ...
    • 1.005 

      Culpeper, Edmund. (2012-02-07)
      The unsigned Culpeper-type microscope has two sets of brass tripod that support the stage and the body-tube. The swinging mirror is attached to the wooden base. The instrument also has the rack-and-pinion system on the ...
    • 1.076 

      Verick, Constant. (2012-02-07)
    • 1.013 

      Powell & Lealand. (2012-02-07)
      This instrument is one of the earlier achromatic microscopes produced by Powell & Lealand shortly after they formed their partnership in 1841. The instrument is supported by a double pillar and a flat tripod. The body-tube ...
    • 1.010 

      Adams, George. (2012-02-07)
      The Cuff-type instrument is attached to the box-foot by a square pillar, which supports the body-tube, stage and the mirror. Focusing is by rackwork that moves the stage. The drawer includes accessories (objective lenses, ...
    • 1.071 

      Spencer Lens Company. (2012-02-07)
      The horseshoe base and the pillar are cast as one piece. The curved limb is attached to the base by means of trunnions. Below the square stage are the Abbe condenser, iris diaphragm, and a mirror. The body-tube with a ...
    • 1.056 

      Bryson, Robert. (2012-02-07)
      This all brass monocular microscope has a bent claw foot, a feature found in James Swift & Son instruments. The stage, attached to the base by trunnions, supports the tubular limb with an arm. The coarse focusing is by the ...
    • 1.047 

      Reichert, Carl. (2012-02-07)
      The horseshoe-shaped base is attached to a rectangular pillar that supports the stage and the limb with an arm. The body-tube moves on the rackwork and has a triple nosepiece. The swinging substage consists of a condenser ...