ANTIQUE MICROSCOPE - 19th c. Solid Brass Austrian Monocular Microscope by Carl Reichert of Vienna, marked "VIII Hennogasse 26" and with s/n 9899, having a column form post and horseshoe base. 10" tall. Good condition. The Reichert company was founded by Carl Reichert in 1876 in Vienna. Carl Reichert was a son in law of Ernst Leitz. He learned microscopy business from Leitz in Wetzlar (Germany) and then moved to Vienna to establish his own company.