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Beautiful Condition Vintage Brass Pocket Microscope Floroscope. 50X power. Made in Germany. For Botany, Mineralogy, Entomology. Very Cool!

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A beautiful brass pocket microscope or floroscope in excellent condition for botany, mineralogy, and entomology. Made in Germany. 50X strength. While we don't know the exact age and manufacturer the best educated guess is that this finely manufactured petite optical instrument is mid-century in origin. It is in excellent fully functional condition. The optics appear to be undamaged - free of scratches, chips, or cracks. To use as a microscope place the object on the glass slide (included) and insert into the slot on the side. The cover over the slot is actually a spring loaded stage that grips the slide when inserted. Comes with it's original box which shows some wear and discoloration. A finely made and fully functional vintage field microscope ready for use again. Only one. Enjoy!

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Feb 15, 2018 by Laudenir

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