Optical Stand

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Accession Number: 2009.uc.27

Description:

Black metal cylinder with interior brass cylinder adjustable with a worm gear mechanism; on adjustable black metal post with solid brass section between bottom and circular black metal base; base weighted with cement.

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Primary Materials: brass, metal

Markings:

Old Inventory Number = “uc27”; top cylinder marked “Mon. Breguet B3735”.

Dimensions (cm):

Height = 32.5 ; Base diameter = 13.4; horiz. length = 13

Function:

For optical experiments and demonstrations.

Condition:

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Breguet

Date of Manufacture: c. 1880

Provenance:

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