E. Leitz in Wetzlar, No. 1751, c. 1874

Grosses mikroskop - Stativ Nr. 1

Large microscope with polarizing attachments

E. Leitz in Wetzlar # 1751. Large microscope with polarizing attachments. c. 1874

E. Leitz in Wetzlar # 1751. Large microscope with polarizing attachments. c. 1874

E. Leitz in Wetzlar # 1751. Large microscope with polarizing attachments. c. 1874

The microscope set up for polarization with calibrated analyzer and polarizing condenser.

Leitz cover-glass thickness gauge

This cover-glass thickness gauge is an unusual accessory to find cased with the microscope.

Leitz microscope No. 1751 objective changer

Leitz microscope No. 1751 c. 1874

The microscope is supplied with seven objectives, four eyepieces, a set of four aperture stops, a substage condenser, polarizing apparatus, a hand loupe, a pentagonal objective changer, a camera lucida, and a cover-glass thickness gauge.

The following was extracted from the 1872 price list published in Das Mikroskop und die mikroskopische Technik by Heinrich Frey:

price list

Leitz microscopes 1861-1875

This microscope is a transitional model between the Leitz Stand No. I made in 1870 which still incorporated the limb found on the earlier microscopes of Kellner, Belthle, and Rexroth and the more conventional Continental models of later years.

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