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Early Schrauer Large Microscope

Date: 1870 | Identifier: LL02.48.01.55
Leopold Schrauer, Boston, Ma. Schrauer opened a business in New York in 1877. This instrument has some features similar to large Tolles microscopes and a sprung nose-piece fine adjustment commonly used in the mid-19th century in the United States and England. The microscope came from an estate in Maine. The two objectives are a signed 1/4" with correction collar by Wales and a 1". Schrauer instruments commonly have Wales objectives. Date approximated. more...