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George Wale - Microscope Maker

Wale worked in Hoboken, NJ in the 1870's, under the name "Hawkins & Wale". By 1878, his instruments were signed "George Wale".


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G. Wale's Working Microscope
A novel limb and inclination mechanism and rotating stage clips.
Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society, 1880

U.S. Patents

No. 178391, Improvement in Microscopes
The fine focus mechanism, ring shaped frame, and adjustable diaphragm.

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