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Description
This is a dissecting instrument with square stage, sub-stage diaphragm, sub-stage mirror, circular base, and wooden box with extra lenses. The inscription reads “NO. 3309 WETZLAR E. LEITZ.” The serial number indicates a date of 1879.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1879
maker
Ernst Leitz
place made
Deutschland: Hessen, Wetzlar
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 6 in x 4 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 15.24 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
MG.328761
catalog number
328761
accession number
308252
subject
Science & Scientific Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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