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The earlier models were frequently given names. The purpose of this essay is to describe the evolution of one of these models, the top of the line, the Professional model. An example of one of these instruments is shown in figure 1. The serial number, which is stamped onto the bottom of the case, is The microscope is constructed largely of brass and measures about 17 inches tall as shown in the photograph. Rising from the novel and oddly shaped base are two turned pillars that support the body of the microscope. Tension for the inclination of the microscope can be adjusted using brass knobs located on either side of the axis of inclination. Mounted on the plate is the nickel-plated sliding slide holder with hard rubber knobs.

Antique Bausch and Lomb Brass Microscope with Wood Case c.1900

There are two objectives on the microscope, one marked 4mm, the other with 16mm. Stage clips are attached to the platform. The estimated date of manufacture is believed to be in the early ‘s.

Antique; , Bausch & Lomb microscope and case with lock and key. Three adjustable turning lens, mirror, and viewer. Works well. Original c.

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Learn how to take your home from blah to bananas. We’re dishing on all the ways to bring chic and unique style to your space. Warning: Decorating with Chairish can be addictive. Three adjustable turning lens, mirror, and viewer. Works well. Original case. Condition: some age related wear. Country of Origin: USA. Microscope measures: 5.

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This microscope was originally constructed in compliance with a generally expressed demand for a simple, relatively low-price and well-made instrument, which is adapted to every grade of work, and claim that in it we have a model which possesses, in an eminent degree, these qualities. Probably no low-price instrument has ever been offered the public, which has been so favorably received and met with such ready sale as this. It is of chaste design, its parts are all calculated to bear the strain of every-day work, and on this account and because of its simplicity, it may be used by inexperienced hands, without detriment or injury to it.

This microscope especially recommends itself by requiring a smaller pecuniary outlay than any of similar construction, and may be supplied with valuable additions, such as our revolving and glass stages, mirror-bar with adjustable mirror and sub-stage, all of which greatly increase the efficiency and add but little to the price of the instrument. The tripod base, pillars and arm, are neatly japanned; the axis is arranged with strong bearings to allow inclination of the body to any angle.

Coarse adjustment is by perfect rack and pinion, provided with tightening screws; fine adjustment by a delicate micrometer screw, acting on our patent movement.

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Patented August 24th Brass, bronze and stainless steel with triple lenses and a substaged two-sided mirror. In a mahogany case with lock and key and carry handle on the lid. Microscope: L. Brass and bronze with triple lenses and mounted on a black base. Along with a mahogany case with a lo This unit was removed from a lab as surplus to requirements. The unit powers on and the bulb works, but has not been tested further.

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Supporting Member. View previous topic :: View next topic. As far as I know only the first letter is significant for the production date, the second is a code class for lenses, microscopes etc. I am not sure what happended after though. Back to top.


The instrument also bears Serial Number , which is engraved on the side of the brass ocular holder on the top of the body tube see image. Included with this listing is a cut from the Catalog that shows one version of this latter instrument that has the screw mounted Abbe condenser in the substage. The unit featured here lacks that feature, but has an iris diaphragm and so is one of the more simplified versions of the Model APS.

In the folded position, the two legs of the base pivot and come together to form a rectangular block that allows the instrument to be nicely nested into its wood case. Rising from the base is a nicely sculpted fixed vertical arm or limb that supports the stage and the rest of the instrument. This instrument is equipped with a 92mm by 76mm rectangular Vulcanite covered fixed stage. The stage has a 15 mm central aperture and includes a pair of removable slide clips atop the stage.

Completing the substage illumination system is 50mm plano-concave yoke mounted mirror on a swinging arm that allows for oblique illumination. Coarse focus is by a rack and pinion assembly at the leading edge of the limb. A pair of nicely machined extra-large 40mm diameter brass milled heads controls the coarse focus. Fine focus is by means of pair brass micrometer knobs mounted on the side of the limb below and behind the coarse focus knobs. The fine focus mechanism is very precise in concert with the US Patent description.

The body tube of the microscope is equipped with a drawtube that is marked with a millimeter scale. At the top of the drawtube is a brass ocular holder.

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It has some nice features: Original Bausch and Lomb objective marked 43X 4mm. Bausch and Lomb objective marked 10X 16mm. Original Eyepiece is marked Bausch and Lomb, and has a ‘1’ marked on it.

Bausch & Lomb Rochester NY BRASS MICROSCOPE! In excellent working condition, includes the glass case shown in photo and the wood case that it is stored.

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The company went from success to success and by had patents for microscopes and binoculars. It has now grown to become one of the largest global providers of eye care products. A compound microscope is one that uses multiple lenses to collect the light from the sample and then a separate set of lenses to focus that light for the viewer. A compound microscope would be heavier, larger and cost more than a simple microscope, but would have improved numerical aperture, reduced chromatic aberration and adjustable magnification through interchangeable objective lenses.

Antique Bausch & Lomb Optical Rochester & New York City Brass Microscope # Says Bausch & Lomb Optical Co Rochester N Y USA.

The serial number of dates it to or Appears to be made primarily of solid brass, with a few mixed metals here and there. I’m no expert on antique microscopes, so please feel free to ask if you have questions. This scope came from a doctors home, where it was kept on pedestal. It’s offered as it was found.

The pieces below the stage, above the mirror, appear to be a little stuck or I don’t know how to move them, so I opted not to. The box shows wear with scratches and such.

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It has top and bottom illumination. This is brand new, old stock. It has 10x eyepieces and a rotating nosepiece with 1x and 2x objectives for 10x and 20x total Not all are photographed and documented yet.

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