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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UK and Ireland, Germany, France

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


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 powerful research tool, I have collected microscopes for over two decades from this fantastic tool's first 300 years of existence and researched the cultural context of their use. Passion has become an obsession, and I cultivate the complete and almost unique West Asian collection of historical microscopes. Respectively, I put up surplus or exciting items from the collection for sale. I would be happy to advise any interested collector free of charge. 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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