A small collection of barrel microscopes

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Radazz
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A small collection of barrel microscopes

#1 Post by Radazz » Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:39 pm

Another side collection of barrel microscopes
19th Century, but I cannot find any definitive information for any of them.
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Re: A small collection of barrel microscopes

#2 Post by apochronaut » Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:46 pm

Nice little collection. These are mostly French, are they not?

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Re: A small collection of barrel microscopes

#3 Post by Radazz » Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:14 pm

apochronaut wrote:Nice little collection. These are mostly French, are they not?
I believe the second from the left stand is English, but some WAG is involved.
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Re: A small collection of barrel microscopes

#4 Post by charlie g » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:23 pm

Beautiful collection, thanks for showing in forum. I have two, one from my grandma's Wells College,NY botany and invertebrate zoology courses. Grams course book actually instructs when to take out your drum microscope and look for...

I'm not certain but I think these are termed: 'drum microscopes'? thanks, Radazz Charlie guevara

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Re: A small collection of barrel microscopes

#5 Post by mrsonchus » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:53 pm

What a nice set of lovely little 'scopes - never seen these before.
Very nice indeed.
John B

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