Accession Number: 2009.uc.9
Instrument Name: Field Microscope
A “Protami” portable microscope for observing specimens in the field. Black case engraved “Protami/HENSOLDT WETZLAR/3645. Microscope: black crinkle paint finish on all parts except the focusing mechanism and 3 interchangeable objective lenses, which are silver; monomonocular with 3 objective lenses marked “M”, “P/N.A. 1,30″, and “T”; engraved “HENSOLDT WETZLAR/Protami Vergr/D.R.O. 49-1200.3645″; Base inscribed Germany pluss a hallmark or monogram “SA” [S&A?]; black circular stage with two clips, round mirror below.
Primary Materials: Metal
Markings: Old Inventory Number = uc9.
Microscope: Height = 16.3 cm, Diameter = 7.3 cm
Function: For observing specimens in the field.
Manufacturer: Hensoldt Wetzlar
Date of Manufacture: c. 1920-1935
Donated to UTSIC: No