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Dec 01, 2006 (Vol. 26, No. 21)

George's Pictures of Vintage Microscopes

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This site is for a very targeted audience—geeks who also have a view of history. On the opening page, you’ll see what I mean. Brimming with pictures of vintage microscopes dating to the 19th century, George’s Pictures of Vintage Microscopes reminds us that fine workmanship is timeless. Some of the microscopes look like they could have been made recently. Indeed, the classic lines of many of them give them a superior appearance to a lot of today’s offerings. Besides the microscope images, there are small sections devoted to photomicrographs, accessories, and drawings.
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