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    A Cased Zeiss Model LrO Traveling Compound Monocular Microscope, 20th century
    7 inches high (17.8 cm) (base)

    PRIVATE WEST COAST COLLECTION

    Traveling Compound Monocular Microscope. Zeiss Model LrO. "Carl Zeiss Jena Nr. 276895"
    Fine and coarse focus, fixed stage, 1.2 n.a. condenser with iris diaphragm and swing-out filter
    is adjustable on rack and pinion. Stage clips, mechanical stage signed, "Carl Zeiss Jena Nr. 63076".
    Oculars: 5x, 7x with 0-50 graticule, 10x, 15x "Mobimi", all signed "Carl Zeiss Jena", 12x "Winkel-
    Zeiss Gottingen". Objectives on a triple nosepiece all signed, "Carl Zeiss Jena": " 8 0.20 235240", "40 0.65 0.17 229820", "HI 90 1.25 161437 Germany". 5 cm plano/convex mirror, leveling screw in foot, leather pouch holds a dissecting kit. Fitted oak case with nickel plated fittings. Brochure Mikro 513e. Blue filter, original box of 18x18mm coverslips, some blank slides and metal cannister with spring-loaded glass bottle for immersion oil signed, "Immers-Oel"., Cornet forceps (to hold cover glass; George Cornet, German Bacteriologist, 1858-1915) and vasoline canister.


    Condition Report*: Exterior likely refinished,  handle with some dry rotting, some wear to lacquering, felt likely replaced, with wear commensurate with age and use. Optics not guaranteed.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    8th-10th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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