Antique Baush & Lomb Stereo Binocular wide field Microscope AKW, a later version of what is on display at the Smithsonian. Barbara McClintock, the cytogeneticist who won the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physiology , used this type of wide field binocular to examine the morphological mutations in kernels of corn.
It is a model AKW with drum nosepiece, rack-and-pinion, and square glass stage. The inscriptions read BAUSCH / & LOMB/ OPT. An important piece of American history.This microscope is in fully working condition. The glass stage is removable & not present. The item "Antique Baush & Lomb Stereo Binocular Microscope AKW display @ Smithsonian" is in sale since Sunday, October 18, 2020.
This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\Healthcare, Lab & Dental\Medical & Lab Equipment, Devices\Microscopes". The seller is "superbonlinesales" and is located in Chandler, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.