A ‘Nuremberg’ Wooden Compound Microscope,c.1800

A ‘Nuremberg’ Wooden Compound Microscope,c.1800




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Categories: Scientific, Microscopy


A ‘Nuremberg’ Wooden Compound Microscope,c.1800

Dimension: 33cm (13”) closed;  39cm (15 ¼”) fully extended

Condition: very good, optically sound, small chips to the wooden base.

Maker: “IM”


A good wooden microscope made in Nuremberg, late 18th – early 19th.

For a complete surveying on these microscopes see Yuval Goren’s coll.: https://www.microscopehistory.com/

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