The name of the model defines a set of microscopes characterized by allowing an oblique illumination of the item to be analyzed. This type of design was widespread in the US from 1870 and this one in particular is surely the most famous. Contained in a, probably not original, mahogany case, in very good condition with a working lock and key.
It comes with two original Ross objectives (1in and 1/5in) in their original brass cannisters, as well as two empty ones. Rotating mechanical stage with X-Y movement (X manual and Y by pinion) and substage with diaphragma iris, condenser and filter holder with micrometric adjustment. Very heavy microscope, unpacked it weights more than 8.5 kg. 19th Large Ross Zentmayer brass microscope (1885)" is in sale since Sunday, December 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments".The seller is "080bcn" and is located in Barcelona, Cataluña. This item can be shipped worldwide.