Polarizing microscope (lacquered brass) with black enameled
iron limb and horseshoe base. Focus by rack and pinion.
Circular rotating stage (diameter 10 cm) with 360-degree
scale. Polarizer (Nicol prism) with swing out condenser
lens. The analyzer (Nicol prism) is fitted on a sliding
shoe into the lower part of the body tube and the Bertrand
lens into the upper part. Height 32 cm.
Signed on the body tube "Ernst Leitz | Wetzlar |
for the History of Sciences, Universiteit Gent, Belgium
(inventory number: MW 03/5113)