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Black Metal Microscope Mid Century Back to School Geekery

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Black Metal Microscope Mid Century Back to School Geekery...perfect modern, industrial decor or as an unusual gift for the scientist.

Sculptural black metal microscope, probably from the 1960's-1970's. Microscope retains ocular eyepiece (8X)but is missing light source and cord. Could probably be fixed if so desired. In present condition makes an incredible decorator piece.

*Condition: Very Good. Microscope is in very good condition. Microscope has eyepiece. It is missing a light source and the electrical cord. Also missing stage clips. Paint is in very good condition with some very light surface scratching at a few areas of light paint loss. Retains beautiful matte finish. Chrome areas of microscope in very good condition and remain shiny with no loss of finish. Microscope has four objective lenses. Coarse and fine focus adjustment work well. The iris diaphragm (round piece under the stage) can adjusted to regulate amount of light.
Marked on the eyepiece tube of microscope:

Wide Ocular
Fine Focus

*Circa: 1960's-1970's

*Measurements (approx.):
10.75 inches tall (when extended to maximum height)
Base is 3 inches across, 5 inches deep

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Black Metal Microscope Mid Century Back to School Geekery


  • Vintage item from the 1960s
  • Materials: metal, painted metal, black painted metal, chrome, mirrors, optics, glass, vintage geekery
  • Only ships within United States.
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