Accession Number: 2009.uc.31
Instrument Name: Microscope
Black U-shaped metal base; circular stage with 1 of 2 clip holders, stage has 2 position screws; diaphragm below stage, beneath which is a lens system and traveling diaphragm, both horizontally adjustable; double-sided mirror beneath traveling diaphragm; two position screws for the specimen stage; black microscope tube, adjustable vertically via pair of brass knobs; eyepiece and three objective lenses; “E. Leitz Wetzlar No 135012″ engraved on main body tube.
Primary Materials: metal glass, lacquer
Markings: Old Inventory Number = uc31.
Dimensions (cm): Height = 35 cm, Base = 16 cm x 18 cm
Function: For examining small objects.
Manufacturer: Ernst Leitz Wetzlar
Date of Manufacture: 1910
Donated to UTSIC: No
Microscope dated according to its serial number.
1) Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Company Microscope Serial Numbers 2007 [cited February/24 2012]. Available from
Ernst Leitz Wetzlar Company Microscope Serial Numbers