A Few of my Modern Microscopes

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A Few of my Modern Microscopes

#1 Post by Charles » Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:00 pm

AO 120 Fluoro and Phase, AO/Reichert EpiStar with DIC, Zeiss PM I, Zeiss PM II, Zeiss PM III and Zeiss Universal
AO 120 Fluoro and Phase, AO/Reichert EpiStar with DIC, Zeiss PM I, Zeiss PM II, Zeiss PM III and Zeiss Universal
AO 120, AO Epistar, Zeiss PMI, Zeiss PMII, Zeiss PMIII, Zeiss Universal.jpg (105.61 KiB) Viewed 4817 times
Zeiss ICM 405 with DIC and Zeiss Opton Inverted
Zeiss ICM 405 with DIC and Zeiss Opton Inverted
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Zeiss WL with DIC
Zeiss WL with DIC
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#2 Post by Crater Eddie » Fri Mar 06, 2015 1:36 pm

Incredible collection! Excuse me while I drool a bit.
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Olympus BH-2 / BHTU with Olympus E-P1 MFT camera mounted
LOMO BIOLAM L-2-2
LOMO POLAM L-213 / BIOLAM L-211 hybrid
LOMO Multiscope (Biolam)

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#3 Post by 75RR » Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:28 pm

Love the title "A Few ..." do you have a round number?
Amazing collection of microscopes in what looks and am sure individually are, in pristine condition.
I take it they are not shelf queens, so you must drive them round the block - so to speak - from time to time?
Zeiss Standard WL (somewhat fashion challenged) & Wild M8
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#4 Post by gekko » Fri Mar 06, 2015 4:51 pm

What an amazing collection! Superb!

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#5 Post by Charles » Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:00 am

Thank you all!

Yes, the Few which I use regularly. I don't have a round number of how many I have, just a Few hundred, but only 8-12 which I use regularly. The rest are shelf queen restorations of 19th and early 20th century microscopes.

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#6 Post by hkv » Tue Mar 10, 2015 8:38 pm

Charles wrote:Thank you all!

Yes, the Few which I use regularly. I don't have a round number of how many I have, just a Few hundred, but only 8-12 which I use regularly. The rest are shelf queen restorations of 19th and early 20th century microscopes.

A few hundred :shock: :o

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#7 Post by Charles » Mon May 04, 2015 1:02 am

A few more Standards.
Zeiss Standards
Zeiss Standards
Zeiss Standards KP, RA, 14, 18.jpg (84.83 KiB) Viewed 4529 times

And in different configurations: DIC with Phase and Pol, Epi Fluoro and BF:
DIC, EpiFluoro, BF
DIC, EpiFluoro, BF
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#8 Post by 75RR » Mon May 04, 2015 1:44 am

You are a fortunate man to be surrounded by such wonderful machines. Thanks for sharing.
In love with the Standard WL in the second image. I had thought they were all black.
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#9 Post by billbillt » Mon May 04, 2015 6:08 am

A wonderful collection...

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#10 Post by Charles » Tue May 05, 2015 12:44 am

Here is the WL in Black and White.
Zeiss WL in Blk and Wht
Zeiss WL in Blk and Wht
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#11 Post by 75RR » Tue May 05, 2015 3:17 pm

Here is the WL in Black and White.
:) :) :)
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#12 Post by charlie g » Fri May 22, 2015 2:12 pm

Thank you Charles, for the elegant systems you shared with us. I have a soft spot for that curvacious black enamel stand which is on the cat walk near the end of this spectacular exhibit.

The forms of these stands seem to have an organic theme...I'd love to hear the 'click' of an objective being brought to position on all those turrents. all the best, charlie guevara/ finger lakes,US

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#13 Post by KurtM » Tue Jun 09, 2015 12:28 am

Wonderful stuff! Thanks for the picture posts, Charles, and please keep 'em coming. :ugeek:
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#14 Post by Charles » Thu Jun 11, 2015 8:51 pm

Thank you! More on the way!

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