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American Optical x10

A relatively rare American made lens in good condition. Infinity corrected with a numerical aperture of 0.25.

Price £12.00 + vat

American Optical x10

An American Optical infinity corrected x10 plan objective with a numerical aperture of 0.25. Condition very good, standard RMS screw thread.


Price £26.67 + vat

American Optical x100

A good example of a x100 oil immersion lens from this quality American company. Infinity corrected with a numerical aperture of 1.25. RMS screw thread.


Price £37.50 + vat

R J Beck 2mm

In very good condition this is an R J Beck 2mm objective and assumed to be an oil immersion lens. Finished in two tone black and brass. Standard RMS thread.


Price £20.83 + vat

R & J Beck 1/6th

This is a Beck vintage objective 1/6th inch focal length which is roughly equivalent to a x40 objective. Finished in brass and with its original case. Condition excellent.


Price £30.00 + vat

Reichert Zetopan x45

In excellent condition this is a dovetail fitting objective for the Zetopan polarising microscope. X45 with a numerical aperture of 0.65.


Price £30.00 + vat

American Optical x5

American Optical equipment is sought after these days with manufacturing currently being in the far East. This is a x5 objective with a numerical aperture of 0.14. 160mm tube length and standard RMS screw thread


Price £15.00 + vat

American Optical x50

This is a x50 oil immersion infinity corrected oil immersion lens in very good condition. Internal iris diaphragm and a numerical aperture of 0.80. Standard RMS screw thread.


Price £37.50 + vat

Olympus x40

In excellent condition this is an Olympus planachromatic x40 infinity corrected lens with a numerical aperture of 0.65. Coverslip corrected.


Price £108.33 + vat

Beck 2mm

A vintage R & J Beck objective with its original case. 2mm focal length and finished in black and brass. Good condition


Price £21.67 + vat

Vickers x40

An excellent Vickers x40 objective. 160mm tube length and a numerical aperture of 0.65. A good lens at a good price.


Price £16.67 + vat

Vickers x30 Dark Field Objective

An incident light x30 dark field objective by Vickers. Standard RMS screw thread and in good condition.


Price £25.00 + vat

Leitz x90 Pv Objective

This is a Leitz Pv Apo x90 oil immersion lens in good condition. 170mm tube length and corrected for coverslip thickness 0.17. Standard RMS screw thread. Numerical aperture 1.32


SOLD

Beck 4mm

This is a collectors item. A black and brass 4mm objective by Beck. Probably dating from the 1930’s or so. Condition good.  


Price £16.67 + vat

Prior x2.7

This is a Prior x2.7 achromatic 160mm objective lens finished in brass effect. There are very few of these very useful low power objectives available these days. This is in excellent condition.


Price £15.00 + vat

Mantis Elite x15

A x15 objective that fits only the Vision Engineering Mantis Elite. This is unused and represents a massive saving from the list price.


Price £137.50 + vat


Price £+vat

Leica x100 Objective

This is a relatively new Leica 160mm tube length achromatic x100 oil immersion objective with a numerical aperture of 1.25. Standard RMS screw thread.


Price £26.67 + vat          

Prior x100

A Prior x100 oil immersion objective in good condition. 160mm tube length and a numerical aperture of 1.3. Coverslip corrected and standard RMS screw thread.


Price £20.00 + vat

Leitz x10

This is a Leitz infinity corrected, strain free (P) Plan objective. Numerical aperture 0.20 with a standard RMS screw thread. Good condition.


Price £26.67 + vat

Zeiss Jena x90

This is an excellent lens. x90 Hi Apochromat with a numerical aperture of 1.30. 160mm tube length with standard RMS screw thread and complete with objective case.


Price £48.33 + vat

Vintage Watson x40

In good condition for its age, this is a classic x40 Watson objective para x40 (67358) with a numerical aperture of 0.70. Complete with original objective case.

 

Price £20.83 + vat

Watson 16mm

A vintage Watson para 16mm objective (nominal x10). Standard RMS screw thread and 160mm tube length. Numerical aperture 0.28. Condition good for its age.

 

Price £15.00 + vat

Leitz x54

In very good condition for its age this is one of the classic Leitz objectives. An oil immersion x54 with a numerical aperture of 0.95. 170mm tube length and coverslip corrected.

 

Price £31.67 + vat

Baker x14

In good condition this is a vintage Baker x14 (½”) objective finished in chrome. 160mm tube length and a numerical aperture of 0.35.

 

Price £20.83 + vat

Carl Zeiss x100

Carl Zeiss x100 achroplan oil immersion objective. A quality lens that has lost most of its lettering (caused by hand creams used by  the previous owner!). This does not affect in any way its performance but is reflected in the competitive price. Standard RMS screw thread, numerical aperture 1.25 and corrected for 0.17mm coverslips. Infinity corrected.

 

Price £33.33 + vat

Watson 4mm

A vintage 4mm Watson para objective (nominal x40). 160mm tube length and standard RMS screw thread. Numerical aperture 0.70. Condition good for its age.

 

Price £18.33 + vat                                                                                 

Carl Zeiss x100

Carl Zeiss x100 achroplan objective. A quality lens that has lost some of its lettering (caused by hand creams used by the previous owner!). This does not affect in any way its performance but is reflected in the competitive price. Standard RMS screw thread, numerical aperture 1.25 and corrected for 0.17mm coverslips. Infinity corrected.


Price £62.50 + vat

Set of Polarising Objectives

This is a set of objectives for a polarising microscope that has the individual clamp mechanism for attaching the objectives (for example our previous model XSP70). Objectives x4, x10, x25, x40 and x63. Each has a mount with its own centring Allen keys (included). Eyepieces x10, x10 with cross hair and x10 with grid graticule. Stage micrometre, quartz wedge, lambda and ¼ lambda plates.


Price £137.50 + vat

Will Wetzlar x40

A German objective in excellent condition. X40 with a numerical aperture of 0.65, 170mm tube length and suitable for 0.17mm coverslips.


Price £21.67 + vat

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Prior x10

A Prior British made objective in good condition. x10 with a numerical aperture of 0.25. RMS standard screw thread, 160mm tube length.


Price £13.33 + vat

Meopta x6 Objective

In very good condition this is an achromatic x6 objective with a numerical aperture of 0.15.


Price £8.33 + vat

Vickers x10 objective

In very good condition this is an achromatic x10 objective with a numerical aperture of 0.25.


Price £8.33 + vat

S&H x10

Possibly Shindler and Hoyer manufactured x10 objective in good condition. 170mm tube length with a numerical aperture of 0.25. Standard RMS screw thread. Nice objective


Price £12.50 + vat

Vickers x10 objective

In very good condition this is a Microplan x10 phase contrast objective in very good condition. Numerical aperture of 0.25. Tube length 160mm.


Price £25.00 + vat

Baker 1/12th

This is a very good example of a Baker oil immersion objective. 1/12th or x100 magnification objective with a numerical aperture of 1.30.


Price £33.33 + vat

Beck x100 Phase objective

In  good condition this is a Beck DIN standard x100 oil immersion phase contrast objective.  Numerical aperture of 1.30. Tube length 160mm.


Price £29.17 + vat

Olympus x100 Objective

An Olympus Hi x100 oil immersion objective. Numerical aperture 1.30 with a standard RMS screw thread. Condition very good


SOLD

Cooke x10 Phase Objective

This is a vintage x10 Cooke phase contrast objective which is inscribed with the instruction to use a compensating eyepiece. 160mm tube length, standard RMS screw thread and a numerical aperture of  0.25.


Price £20.83 + vat

Antique x105 Brass Objective

An antique pale brass oil immersion objective x105 - ex Barts Hospital. Probably either a Swift or Leitz. Condition excellent.


£33.33 + vat

Wild x50

Wild objectives were generally considered to be one of the best available in the 1960’s or so. This is from a little later and is an oil immersion x50 with a numerical aperture of 1.0 and a tube length of 160mm with a standard RMS screw thread. Condition very good.


Price £26.67 + vat

Meiji x10

The Japanese microscope manufacturer Meiji have now positioned themselves to be competition for Olympus and Nikon and rightly so. This is a semi-plan, DIN standard objective with a numerical aperture of 0.25 and tube length 160mm. Good condition


Price £16.67 + vat

Kyowa x100

Kyowa are a Japanese microscope manufacturer of repute and this is a x100 oil immersion objective with an internal iris diaphragm. 160mm tube length with a numerical aperture of 1.25. Good condition.


Price £26.67 + vat

Wild x40

Wild objectives were generally considered to be one of the best available in the 1960’s or so. This is from a little later and is a x40 with a high numerical aperture of  0.75 and a tube length of 160mm with a standard RMS screw thread. Condition very good.


SOLD

Swift x10

In excellent condition this is a DIN standard Swift x10 achromatic objective. 160mm tube length with a numerical aperture of 0.25


SOLD

Watson x40

This is a Watson para x40 objective with standard RMS screw thread, 160mm tube length and a numerical aperture of 0.65. Good condition.


Price £20.00 + vat

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Set of Zeiss Achrostigmat  Objectives

In absolutely pristine condition this is a set of four Zeiss (West German) Achrostigmat  infinity corrected objectives with standard RMS screw thread. x5 (0.12), x10 (0.25), x40 (0.65) and x100 oil immersion (1.25). Exceptional value.


Price £600 + vat

Reichert Zetopan Polarising Objectives

These are four objectives that fit the dovetail of the Reichert Zetopan Polarising microscope. x11 (n.a. 0.25), x32 (n.a. 0.65), x22 (oil immersion) (n.a. 0.65) and x60 (oil immersion) (n.a. 0.95), Condition excellent.


Price £87.50 + vat

Set of Plan Objectives

A set of four unused planachromat objectives with standard RMS screw threads and 160mm tube length. Branded ‘Lynx’, they are an excellent set x4 (0.10), x10 (0.25), x40 (0.65) and x100 immersion oil (1.25).


Price £112.50 + vat

Leica x40 Objective

In good condition this is a Leica achromatic objective with a standard RMS screw thread. X40 with a numerical aperture of  0.65. 1600 tube length and corrected for 0.17mm coverslips.


Price £25.00 + vat

Melles Griot x5 Objective

Melles Griot are an American company specialising in the production of quality optical systems often for use with lasers. This objective is x5 with a standard RMS screw thread and a numerical aperture of  0.16. Condition excellent.


SOLD

BBT Krauss x100 Objective

This is a very interesting objective of French origin. BBT (Barbier Bernard et Turenne) was a French company specialising in lens production and for a time they co-operated with Krauss Industries who have a historical relationship with PZO the Polish microscope manufacturer. It is difficult to date the lens but circa 1960 or so may be about right. Either way it is a good quality x100 oil immersion lens in very good condition. 160mm tube length and standard RMS screw thread.


Price £29.17 + vat

Leitz Ultrapak Objective 11

Ultrapak 11 by Leitz Wetzlar and in really good condition. Graduated and rotating chapter ring with a clamping mechanism.


SOLD

Carl Zeiss x40

A DIN standard Carl Zeiss x40 achromatic objective, numerical aperture 0.65 and standard RMS screw thread. Condition good.


Price £25.00 + vat

Zeiss Jena x100 Objective

This is a Zeiss Jena (East German as was) x100 oil immersion planachromatic objective in good condition. 160mm tube length and standard RMS screw thread. Numerical aperture 1.25


Price £20.83 + vat

Leitz x100 Objective

This is a x100 objective with strain free lenses for the polarising microscope. Oil immersion with a numerical aperture of 1.30. 170mm tube length and corrected for 0.17mm coverslip thickness. The chrome shows some tarnish but it is optically excellent.


Price £21.67 + vat

Gillett & Sibert x100 Objective

One of the last UK microscope manufacturers. There would be few NHS Pathology Laboratories that do not have a number of their microscopes and some would  still be in daily use. This is a G&S short x100 objective (oil immersion) with a numerical aperture of 1.30. 160mm tube length with a standard RMS screw thread


Price £16.67 + vat

Meiji x100 Objective

Meiji are now established as one of the premier Japanese microscope manufacturers. This is a new 160mm x100 oil immersion objective with an inbuilt iris diaphragm making it ideal for high power dark ground microscopy. Numerical aperture 1.25. A bargain


Price £70.83 + vat

Cooke-Baker x40 Objective

Dating from the time when the dominant microscope manufactures started merging to survive. Not many bear the joint name of Cooke and Baker. This example is in very good condition. X40 with a numerical aperture of 0.65. 160mm tube length and standard RMS thread.


Price £21.67 + vat

Watson 2mm Phase Cell

Not strictly an objective but this page is probably its best position. This is a Watson 2mm phase contrast cell complete with its original case. Condition very good.


Price £21.67 + vat

Baker Dark Ground Condenser Attachment

Not strictly an objective but this page is probably its best position. This is a Baker dark ground condenser attachment, complete with original case.


Price £21.67 + vat

Watson 1/12 inch Objective

A Watson oil immersion lens from the zenith of the Watson era. As would be expected this is a lens that looks the part, the front element is brushed brass and the remainder finished in black enamel.


Price £25.00 + vat

Zeiss Jena x8 Objective

A Zeiss Jena x8 achromatic objective in good condition. 160mm tube length, RMS screw thread and a numerical aperture of 0.20.


Price £11.67 + vat

Leitz x54

This is a Leitz x54 oil immersion lens with a plezy converting ring making it parfocal with the longer Leitz objectives. Fl x54 with a tube length of 170mm and coverslip thickness 0.17. Standard RMS screw thread.


Price £31.67 + vat

Set of Nikon Objectives

This is a set of parfocal short Nikon objectives in good condition.  X4, x10, x40 and x100 oil immersion. 160mm tube length and RMS screw thread.


Price £62.50 + vat

Zeiss Jena x90 Objective

A 1/12th or x90 Zeiss Jena in good condition apart from a few ‘scuffs’ to the barrel of the objective which in no way effects its performance. In built iris diaphragm providing a numerical aperture from 0.8 to 1.25. 160mm tube length and standard RMS screw thread. Original metal case.


Price £25.00 + vat

Leitz x95 Oil Immersion Objective

A Leitz Fl x95 oil immersion lens. In good condition optical but the casing shows signs of its age - hence price. Iris diaphragm with a numerical aperture of 1.10 to 1.32. 170mm tube length and standard RMS screw thread.


Price £31.67 + vat

Carl Zeiss x40 Phase Objective

This is a Carl Zeiss Neofluar x40 phase contrast (Ph2) objective in good condition. 160mm tube length with a standard RMS screw thread. Numerical aperture 0.70


SOLD

Reichert Apo x40 Objective

A Reichert Plan Apo x40 oil immersion objective in very good condition. In built iris diaphragm with a numerical aperture of 1.0. 160mm tube length, 0.17mm thickness coverslip with a standard RMS screw thread


SOLD

Reichert x2.5 Objective

A Reichert Plan  x2.5  objective in good condition.  160mm tube length, with a standard RMS screw thread.


Price £25.00 + vat

Set of Olympus Objectives

A set of four Olympus DPlan objectives x4 (0.10), x10 (0.25), x20 (0.40) and x40 (0.65). 160mm tube length with standard RMS screw thread. The condition of this set is excellent.


SOLD

Vickers x100 Objective

In excellent condition this is a x100 oil immersion Vickers objective. 160mm tube length with a numerical aperture of 1.30. Standard RMS screw thread


Price £33.33 + vat

Cooke Troughton and Sims x50 Objective

This is an exceptionally rare objective from the CTS stable. x50 Apo objective with coverslip thickness adjustment. Numerical aperture 0.95, 160mm, tube length and standard RMS screw thread. Original CTS objective case. Condition excellent


Price £85.00 + vat

Reichert x100 Objective

This is a Reichert semi-plan x100 oil immersion with a numerical aperture of 1.30. 160mm tube length with standard RMS screw thread. Condition very good.  


Price £50.00 + vat

Biolam x40 Objective

A x40 plan LOMO objective from the Biolam series. Numerical aperture an impressive  0.85, 160mm tube length, standard RMS screw thread and coverslip thickness adjustment..


Price £45.00 + vat

Biolam x85 Objective

A x85 plan water immersion LOMO objective from the Biolam series. Numerical aperture 1.0, 160mm tube length, standard RMS screw thread and coverslip thickness adjustment.


SOLD

Biolam x70 Objective

A x70 plan water immersion LOMO objective from the Biolam series. Numerical aperture 1.23, 160mm tube length, standard RMS screw thread and coverslip thickness adjustment.


SOLD