Polarizing microscope (lacquered brass) with nickel and black enameled brass limb and tube and iron cast horseshoe base, in fitted mahogany case with accessories and key.
Collection: Museum of Mineralogy, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Main focus by rack and pinion and fine focusing knob on the limb. Circular rotating stage (14 cm diameter) with 360-degree scale and vernier. Polarizer with adjustable diaphragm and swing out condenser lens. Analyzer fitted on a sliding shoe into the lower part of the body tube. Focusable Bertrand lens with adjustable diaphragm. 6 objectives (from which one for immersion in water and two for immersion in oil). 6 oculars from which two to be used with a colar. 3 compensator plates: Glimmer 1/4 λ, Gips Rot I Ord and Berek. Height 30 cm. Signed on the body tube "Ernst Leitz | Wetzlar", and serial number "359331" ; made in 1941. On the upper part of the limb stamped Ernst Leitz Wetzlar logo and letters “DRP”. Inventory number 35999 (written with white paint on the base)