Re: old 'tome

From:Geoff McAuliffe

Hi Bruce:

    Lots of people< not just retired techs,  collect old/antique lab instruments
so I am sure it is worth something. Go to EBay and search for "microtome" to
find out what they are going for. Also, there are occasional scientific
equipment "fairs" (swap meets) although I am not sure where one finds out about

Bruce Gapinski wrote:

> I have a very old microtome. It's a Bausch & Lomb. It's gloss black and the
> gross handle is in the back (probably for cutting side-saddle as I call it).
> The odd thing about it is that the gross handle moves up and down as you
> section. This microtome makes the AO 820 in my warehouse look new! Has
> anyone ever seen one of these dinosaurs? Is it worth anything?
> Bruce Gapinski HT(ASCP)

Geoff McAuliffe, Ph.D.
Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854
voice: (732)-235-4583; fax: -4029

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