19th Century Microscope Nicol Prism Ocular With Goniometer

19th Century Microscope Nicol Prism Ocular With Goniometer

Stock Number: FG_22017


An unsigned late 19th-century brass polarizing microscope Nicol ocular with a goniometer of RMS diameter in excellent optical and cosmetic condition.

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France, Germany, UK and Ireland

Categories: Natural history, Physics & Chemistry, Mineralogy & Gemmology, Microscopy, Scientific


The goniometer eye-piece should fit an RMS tube diameter; that is, most continental European and American microscopes made after ca. 1850.

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IL Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh was the mythological hero of the cultures of ancient West Asia, who set out on a journey in which he sought youth and eternal life.
Fleaglass Gilgamesh is located in Israel. As an archaeologist researching the material culture of the distant past and using the microscope as a major research tool, for more than two decades I have collected microscopes from the first 300 years of existence of this amazing tool and researched the cultural context of their use. Passion has become an obsession and I cultivate the full and almost unique West Asian collection of historical microscopes. Respectively, I put up for sale surplus or interesting items from the collection. I would be happy to advise any interested collector free of charge. Needless to say, I would love to send photos, information and bibliographic references, and discuss the sale details of the items offered here for sale.

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