Lot A3

Microscope Vienna

Specifications:

Location:

Austria

Size:

17,2 x 12,2 x 31,7 cm

Conditions:

Optics and mechanisms are in working order.

available in Dubai

Approximate price USD - 1700 $

5 999,00 AED

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“The ‘C. Reichert, Wien’ Laboratory Microscope: A Timeless Masterpiece of Scientific Precision”

Transport yourself to the turn of the 20th century with our exquisite offering—an authentic laboratory microscope bearing the prestigious name “C. Reichert, Wien,” crafted by the renowned “Optische Werke C. Reichert” in Austria, with the serial number 75144, and believed to have been created around 1900. This meticulously preserved specimen stands as a testament to the enduring quality and craftsmanship of a bygone era.

This laboratory microscope is a true marvel, featuring a round table and three removable revolving lenses that represent a pinnacle of optical innovation for its time. Its impeccable condition is a testament to the enduring quality of its optics and mechanisms, all of which remain in perfect working order. To complement its exceptional qualities, this masterpiece is presented in its original branded wooden case, adding to its allure.

Founded by Karl Reichert in 1876, the optical-mechanical workshop in Josefstadt marked the humble beginnings of what would become a legendary legacy in scientific instrumentation. By 1900, the production had expanded, leading to the establishment of a factory building in Hernals. This pivotal move propelled the company into a new era, with production capacity significantly increased. By the early 1920s, the workforce had grown to include 500 skilled individuals. The legacy of ‘Optische Werke C. Reichert’ continued to flourish until the 1960s, leaving an indelible mark on the world of precision instruments.

This ‘C. Reichert, Wien’ Laboratory Microscope is more than a scientific tool; it’s a testament to the relentless pursuit of precision and excellence that defined the early 20th century. As you acquire this timeless masterpiece, you not only bring a piece of history into your interior but also pay homage to the pioneering spirit and craftsmanship of a bygone era. This is an opportunity to own a rare and exceptional piece of scientific heritage, a symbol of intellectual curiosity, and a prized addition to any discerning collector’s treasure trove.

 

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