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Compound achromatic microscope, stand CSM

Maker

REICHERT

Country

Austria

Signature

REICHERT / WIEN / Nr. 223 676

Category

Microscopes

Optical 1

Compound

Optical 2

Achromatic

Size of the box (h x b x d)

36 × 22 × 26.6 cm

Provenance

Hans Swart, Delft, the Netherlands (former owner, medical doctor, psychiatrist Sint Joris Gasthuis, Egyptologist )

Inventory number

SM 42

Description

In wooden box.
Microscope stand type CSM with V-shaped foot, the limb can be inclined between two flanges which are integrally cast with the foot. Below the stage a mirror in a bracket and a condenser. The microscope has a square mechanical stage. In the limb the fine adjustment acting on the block between the limb and the body tube. The coarse adjustment with rack and pinion is mounted in this block. With a monocular body tube and a triple revolving nosepiece.
In the box another Huygens eyepiece, signed: ‘5×’ and ‘C Reichert Wien’.
With this microscope a collection of medical microscopical slides from the previous owner.