The microscope is signed “C. Reichert Wien No. 18527” on the base. Reichert established his business in 1876 in Vienna. Everything is original on the microscope including the three objectives believed to be 10x, 40x and 100x oil. Each lens is marked C. Reichert Wien. There is also one stage clip, swing out brass condenser and mirror. This microscope was distributed by Richards & Company Ltd that established offices in New York & Chicago. Based upon the serial # this microscope is estimated to be manufactured in the late 1880’s. The microscope is in excellent condition and a rare find.
|Objectives||10x, 40x, 100x|
|Focusing||Separate coarse & fine adjustment|
|Substage||Swing out brass condenser|
Disclaimer: The microscopes in this section are described as accurate as possible. Some references have been made from the “Billings Microscope Collection”, Second Edition. Most of the microscopes listed have original parts and are in working condition. No warranty is expressed or implied. The authenticity of the antique is to the best of our knowledge.