Ernst Leitz - Ernst Leitz - Medical instrument - Steel

Description
Ernst Leitz - Ernst Leitz - Medical instrument - Steel
Germany - Early 20th century

A microtome is a device with which very thin slices can be cut very accurately for making microscopic specimens.
This sliding microtome consists of a very sharp knife that is very stable and is moved evenly along the cutting block that automatically slides a little after each cut so that a new slice can be cut off.
The two microtome blades are not present.

Lot details
Object
Medical instrument
Material
Steel
Designer/ Artist
Ernst Leitz
Manufacturer/ Brand
Ernst Leitz
Model/ Name
Microtome of microtoom
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
Germany
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
35×23×50 cm
Weight
17 kg
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