Hello there, I’ve been a member here for a little while but this is my first post. I’ve only got serious about making jewelry over the last 2 years. This site and all that it’s members contribute has helped me more times than I count and encourages me to stick with it when I get frustrated with a project.
I’ve been looking at stereo microscopes for quite awhile hoping for a good deal to come across. I’m hoping I may have found it. It’s a meiji EMZ series stereo microscope. It has the 10x eyepieces and is mounted on a meiji stand for viewing slides through. The only other number on it is NOVA PS 621 961162210002.
The person selling it doesn’t know much about it, she purchased a house and the contents came with it. This was among a bunch of other equipment that dates to the 1980’s. That’s as close as I can come to dating it. I’m hoping the picture I’m including shows up below this in the post. The women has used microscopes in the past and she indicates it is working as it should. She believes it’s around 7- 40x magnification. Images are sharp and clear with no artifacts showing up in the field of view throughout the magnification range and the zoom knobs spin freely.
Unfortunately the microscope is hundreds of miles away from me so seeing it in person isn’t an option. I’m hoping the picture I’m including show’s up in the post. From what I’ve read any Meiji EMZ scope should work for my application. I have no idea what different models were available from meiji back then though and I want to be sure. I’m hoping you members might be able to help out with identification and advise if it’s suitable as a setting/engraving microscope. She’s asking $500 for it, seems like a more than fair price to me. Any help you can provide will be very much appreciated. Thank you,
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