Metallux metallographic microscope, Leitz

Made:
c. 1956 in Wetzlar
maker:
E Leitz

Metallux metallographic (i.e. metallurgical) microscope by Leitz, Wetzlar, Germany, for use with top illumination of opaque specimens only, c. 1956, fitted with lamp housing for filament lamp, mechanical stage, quintuple revolving nosepiece with five Leitz objective lenses (5/0.9, 10/0.18, 20/0.35, 50/0.85 & 100/0/95), and binocular tube with Ernst Leitz Periplan 10X eyepieces for spectacle wearers; plus 6 V 5 A rated (6 A max.) transformer and fitted wooden case containing Normkam 6.5 cm by 9 cm camera attachment with focussing screen, viewing hood and cable release; two (ordinary) Periplan 10X eyepieces, four 78 mm square metal object slides, two ground glass, two blue glass and two green glass filters to fit the lamp housings (many accessories missing from the case)

Details

Category:
Microscopes
Object Number:
2001-651
Materials:
felt, glass, metals and wood
Measurements:
case, overall: 164 x 386 x 298 mm
microscope, overall: 400 x 240 x 540 mm
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type:
metallurgical microscopes
credit:
Finishing Publications Ltd. (Dr. Anselm Kuhn)