Item of the Week - Rare Bausch & Lomb Antique Microscope

This rare Bausch & Lomb Antique “Jug Handle” Microscope is a wonderful find for anyone who is interested in microscopes, rare antiques or any interesting items! The cast base microscope dates from 1915, and was made in America by Bausch & Lomb. 

Bausch & Lomb was founded in 1853 by founders John Jacob Bausch and Henry Lomb. The American Civil War caused the prices of gold and European horn to rise dramatically, growing the demand for the Bausch & Lomb specialities, which were made from a rare copper telluride mineral, vulcanite. 

You can purchase this rare find today, the microscope comes with the original lenses, so you can take yourself right back to 1915 when using this rare jug handle microscope. Shop more antique scientific instruments online at today.