1879 Bausch & Lomb Optical Company American Agriculturist Compound Microscope
Cast iron & brass microscope was issued in 1879 by The American Agriculturist Magazine for an added price of $10 with a yearly subscription.
Cast iron base is marked "American Agriculturist Compound Microscope".
Brass slide holder, light mirror frame and rack and pinion focusing tube.
Marked at center "Bausch & Lomb Optical Co.".
Measures 8" tall with eyepiece extended fully x 3" wide.
Wood box appears original to the microscope. The back panel was replaced at some point with a new piece of wood.
Microscope is in very good condition. Chrome plating on eyepiece tube is worn. The slide holders on the planchet are missing.