Dating carl zeiss microscopes
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In 1861 Zeiss compound microscopes are declared to be “among the most excellent instruments made in Germany” and he is awarded a Gold medal at the Thuringian Industrial Exhibition.
By 1864 the workshop, now with some two hundred employees, was moved to a third and even larger facility at Johannisplatz 10. The 1291st microscope, and their 602nd compound instrument made by Zeiss.
Zeiss attended lectures at the University of Jena where he studied mathematics, physics, anthropology, mineralogy, and optics.
He traveled as a journeyman for some years and completed his practicals (exams) at the Physiological Institute in Jena under Professor Schleiden.In 1866 the 1,000th new Carl Zeiss microscope is delivered; the Carl Zeiss shop is now recognized throughout European scientific circles for the fine qualities of its microscopes. The smallest Zeiss compound microscope of the time, this is a stand Vb model with lens A or C and the eyepiece 2.