Troposcope

Troposcope

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Description
A label on this instrument reads “THE / WOTTRING / TROPO-SCOPE / U.S.A. PATENT NO. 2316139 / MODEL NO. 45-B / SERIAL NO. 1045.” Le Roy Wottring devised several optical instruments and assigned his patents to the Wottring Instrument Co. in Ohio. That firm was purchased by American Optical in 1950.
Ref: Le Roy Wottring, “Orthoptic Instrument,” U.S. Patent 2,316,139 (April 6, 1943).
Object Name
Troposcope
Other Terms
Troposcope; Diagnostic Medicine
Measurements
overall: 13 3/4 in x 17 7/8 in x 12 1/4 in; 34.925 cm x 45.4025 cm x 31.115 cm
ID Number
ZZ.RSN83545U34
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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