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    Posted 5 years ago

    Alan2310
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    Hello Followers, Visitors, Members and Friends from Collectors Weekly, 16-04-2017, 11:30 PM

    I found this Bauch&Lomp Microscope a month ago at my local thrift shop, coming with it's original wood case, with lens, 16mm, 4mm, 1.9mm, in pristine condition, in perfect working order, always being attracted by everything within the optic domain, very nice collectable.

    This Microscope stand 13 inch tall, 4.25 inch wide.

    Many thanks Everyone for Viewing.
    Alan

    ---------------------------------Bausch + Lomb-------------------------------------

    Bausch + Lomb was founded in 1853 by John Jacob Bausch and Henry C. Lomb both German immigrants, in Rochester, New York. A trained optician, Bausch found in Lomb the financier and partner he needed for a small but ambitious workshop producing monocles. In 1861, the company manufactured Vulcanite rubber eyeglass frames and other precision vision products.
    -------------------------Early growth of the company-----------------------------

    During the American Civil War, the Union blockade caused the price of gold and European horn to rise dramatically. This resulted in a growing demand for the Bausch & Lomb spectacles made from Vulcanite.

    In 1876, Ernst Gundlach joined the company and the company began manufacturing microscopes. Later that year, the Bausch & Lomb Optical Company won a distinction at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. The company also produced photographic lenses (1883), spectacle lenses (1889), microtomes (1890), binoculars and telescopes (1893). From 1892 in cooperation with Zeiss in Germany, the company produced optical lenses. In this manner, at the end of the 19th century, the product range included eyeglasses, microscopes and binoculars, as well as projectors, camera lenses and camera diaphragms.

    Courtesy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bausch_%26_Lomb

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    Comments

    1. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      A thing of precision and beauty Alan.
    2. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 5 years ago
      Very nice Allen...
    3. Alan2310 Alan2310, 5 years ago
      THANK YOU, Karen, yes precise and I try it, very nice displayed piece too.

      Many thanks to take some time to stop by, also for the love.

      Regards
      Alan
    4. Alan2310 Alan2310, 5 years ago
      THANK YOU, Roycroftbooksfromme1, I am glad that you love it, many thanks for the love, appreciated you you stop by.

      Regards
      Alan

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