Compound microscope by Ludwig Merker
Signed: Ludwing Merker,Wien, VIII, Buchfelgasse 19
Case: 29,5 x 18 x 12 cm.
It is a "Stativ 1" model, about 1890, with the original lacquer on all the brass in excellent conditions.
It has a triplee objective lens turret, with lenses marked 3, 6, 9 and nothing, with their box. There is also a brass can signed Ludwig Merker 1/15 for a semi-apochromatic objective HOMOG IMMERS 1/15. It has three eyepieces marked 1, 3, 5.
It also has an iris diaphragm between the mirror and the condenser.
The original box is made of reddish wood, that looks something like mahogany, . Inside are lens racks, a compartment drawer on top and rails to hold the scope in place. There are insert It has its original key and working lock.