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Polarizing microscope



Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar

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.
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)

Collection: Museum of Mineralogy, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania



Polarizing microscope, Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar


Polarizing microscope, Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar


Polarizing microscope, Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar



Polarizing microscope, Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar


Polarizing microscope, Ernst Leitz, Wetzlar