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Compound inverted microscope ME

Year/Period

1950-1965

Maker

OLYMPUS

Country

Japan

Signature

OLYMPUS / TOKYO // ME 201334

Category

Microscopes

Optical 1

Compound

Size of the microscope (h x w x d)

34.5 × 14 × 22.5 cm

Donated by

W. Machielsen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Inventory number

SM 366

Description

Inverted metal microscope ME; the objective revolver for four darkfield lenses is located under the table.
A very special microscope; little sold in the Netherlands, was delivered before 1965.

This microscope has been donated to the Foundation by Walter Machielsen, one of the persons involved in the project Photographing through historical microscopes.