Microscope Museum

Collection of antique microscopes and other scientific instruments

 

  

 

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W H Walmsley & Co (Philadelphia, USA)

 

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W H Walmsley and Co (1884)

Photographic cameras lenses

 

Warmbrunn, Quilitz & Co (Berlin, Germany)

 

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Warmbrunn, Quilitz & Co (1860)

Apparate instrument

 

 

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Wanamaker (1888)

Optical instruments

 

 

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Montgomery Ward (1880s)

 Magic lanterns, stereopticons and moving picture machines

 

 

 

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Watkins & Hill (c. 1880)

Optical instruments

 

 

 

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**W Watson (1884)

Microscopes, objectives and accessory apparatus (7th edition)

**W Watson (1896)

Microscopes, objectives and accessory apparatus

*W Watson (1905)

Supplemental list of binocular glasses, telescopes, astronomical and portable (June)

*W Watson (1905)

Microscopes, objectives, accessory apparatus (March)

 

 

 

 

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*W Watson (1905)

New model microscopes, the Praxis, the Bactil (September)

*W Watson (1906)

Microscopes and accessories (18th edition)

W Watson (1912)

Microscopes and their accessories

*W Watson (1918)

Microscopes and accessories (25th edition)

 

 

 

 

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*W Watson (1921)

Microscopes and accessories (28th edition)

W Watson (1924)

Microscopes and their accessories (30th edition)

W Watson (1930s)

Microscopes and accessories (Part I; 36th edition)

W Watson (1930s)

Microscopes and accessories (Part II; 36th edition)

 

 

 

 

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W Watson (1930s)

Objects for the microscope (Part III; 36th edition)

W Watson (1930s)

Instruments for metallurgy (Part IV; 36th edition)

W Watson (1930s)

 The book of the Watson microscope

 

W Watson (1936)

 Microscopes for students and research

 

 

 

 

 

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W Watson (1940s)

 Handbook For The Service Microscope

 

W Watson (1940s)

 The Service Microscope

 

W Watson (1945)

 Microscopes and accessories 38th edition part 1

 

W Watson (1945)

 Microscopes and accessories 38th edition part 2

 

 

 

 

 

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W Watson (1946)

Microscopes and accessories (Part II; 38th edition)

W Watson (1946)

Microscopes and accessories (Part I; 38th edition)

W Watson (1950s)

 Phase contrast

 

W Watson (1950s)

 Stereoscopic microscopes

 

 

 

 

 

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W Watson (1952)

 Service II Students Microscope

 

W Watson (1960s)

 Handbook For The Service 3 Microscope

 

W Watson (1960s)

 Microsystem 70 Hilux

 

W Watson (1960s)

 Microsystem 70 Illustrated Guide

 

 

 

 

 

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W Watson (1960s)

 Microsystem 70 Optical Components 2

 

W Watson (1960s)

 Microsystem 70 Optical Components

 

W Watson (1960s)

 Microsystem 70 Phase 70 and student phase

 

W Watson (1965)

 The Improved Service 3 Microscope

 

 

 

 

 

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W Watson (1966)

 Stereomicroscopes for medicine education and industry

 

W Watson (1967)

 Microsystem 70 Photographic Equipment

 

W Watson (1968)

 Microsystem 70 Suggested Outfits

 

W Watson (1968)

 Service Microscope

 

 

 

 

 

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John Weiss & Son (1863)

 Surgical instruments, apparatus appliances

 

 

Carl Wendschuch (Dresden, Germany)

 

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Carl Wendschuch (1910)

Haupt Katalog

 

 

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Edmund Wheeler (1869)

Achromatic microscopes

 

 

Gebr Wichmann (Berlin, Germany)

 

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Gebr Wichmann (1930)

Vermessungs instrumente

 

 

 

 

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Joseph M Wightman (1846)

Philosophical apparatus

 

 

WILD (Heerbrugg, Switzerland)

 

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Wild (1962)

M20 microscope, instructions for use

Wild (1964)

M5 stereomicroscope, instructions for use

Wild (1970)

Incident light attachments for Wild M12 and M20 microscopes

Wild (1970)

M11 microscope, instructions for use

 

 

 

 

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Wild (1970s)

M11 microscope, instructions for use

Wild (1970s)

M21 polarizing microscope

Wild (1971)

M11, An expansible microscope ideas for field work, courses and laboratory

Wild (1971)

Transmitted light base III, instructions for use

 

 

 

 

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Wild (1972)

 Microscope Optics the Most Important Part

Wild (1975)

M5 stereomicroscope

Wild (1975)

Cameras for photomicrography

Wild (1975)

M1 stereomicroscope

 

 

 

 

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Wild (1975)

M7S zoom stereomicroscope

Wild (1975)

M8 zoom stereomicroscope

Wild (1976)

M3 stereomicroscope

Wild (1977)

 M8 instructions manual

 

 

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Wild (1986)

 M8 Instructions

Wild-Leitz (1985)

 Microscopes macroscopes and microtomes

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Will corporation (1920)

Bacteriological apparatus

Will Corporation (1957)

 Laboratory apparatus

 

 

 

Max Wocher & Son (Cincinnati, USA)

 

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Max Wocher & Son (1926)***

Eye ear nose throat instruments

 

 

 

 

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James Woolley and Sons (1896)

Surgeons instruments

 

 

 

 

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GS Woolman (1879)

Microscopes and optical instruments

GS Woolman (1889)

Mathematical instruments and materials

 

 

Reinhold Wurach (Berlin, Germany)

 

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Reinhold Wurach (1930)

Instrumente und Apparate fur das Auge

 

 

 

A Wytenhove (Paris, France)

 

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A Wytenhove (1894)***

Stereoscopes monocles et pantoscopes

 

 

 

* Catalogues adapted from the Little Imp Suite of Books and Catalogues on Microscopes and Microscopy (http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/Little-Imp/index.html), after authorisation was kindly conceded from the author Steve Gill;

** Catalogues directed to files hosted at the Watson Microscopes Resources on Microscopy-UK (http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/Watson-resources/), after authorisation was kindly conceded by the author Lisa Ashby.

These files are for personal use only, must not be further distributed or hosted online elsewhere, and under no circumstances should they be offered for sale either singly or as compilations without the permission of the respective authors (their contacts can be found in the respective webpages above).

***Catalogue hosted at the Conservatoire Numérique des Arts et Métiers (Le CNUM – CNAM; https://cnum.cnam.fr/thematiques/fr/catalogue_general/cata_auteurs.php)