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Subject: Field microscope

Field microscope

From: Lucy Commoner <commolu>
Date: Monday, January 8, 2001
Chris Thomson <thomson [at] ici__net> writes

>We are looking to purchase a small, very portable, good-quality
>monocular or binocular microscope (20-30X) with a battery-powered
>light source for on-site examination of paint, wallpaper, etc. We
>would like to upgrade from the Radio Shack $9.95 one.

I have a portable  20X monocular microscope (cat. # H-03096-00)
manufactured by Specwell that  works well in the field.  It also
converts to a telescope for distance viewing of remote surfaces, but
does not include a light source.  The Specwell is available in 35X
and 40X models, as well.  It can be purchased  for about $200.00
from Cole-Palmer:  800-323-4340.

Lucy Commoner
Textile Conservator
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum


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