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Dissecting microscope with achromatic magnifier after Steinheil

Maker

LEITZ

Country

Germany

Signature

E. Leitz / Wetzlar

Category

Microscopes

Optical 1

Simple

Optical 2

Achromatic

Size of the microscope (h x b x d)

14.5 × 37.5 × 10.2 cm

Inventory number

SM 31

Description

The body of the instrument is cast from one piece of black enamelled iron. The foot is a wide U shape with a rounded pillar that ends in a smaller U shape on which the glass stage rests and to which the small hand rests are connected. The size of the stage is 6.6 × 6.6 cm. There is no mirror. On top of the pillar also a brass strip of which the height is adjustable, that carries the achromatic magnifier after Steinheil. It has aquatic motion.
The magnifier is marked 10×. Its focal length is 25.76 mm, its magnification is 9.7×.