Catalogue Number: 1314
Cased Heine Ophthalmoscope
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1975
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Germany
Description Of Item: Cased direct ophthalmoscope & condensing lens. Plastic, glass, chromed metal. Battery handle stamped 'MADE IN GERMANY' 3Z 2539. Black leatherette covered case lined with red & purple cloth.Ophthalmoscope: L:19cm x W:4.5cm. Case: W: 16.0cm x D: 12.5cm x H: 3.8cm. Letter of donation & reply acknowledgment stored in Archive Office Cabinet One Drawer 11.
Historical Significance: Helmut A Heine founded the Heine company in 1946 in Herrsching, Germany. The first instruments made by the company were a hand-held otoscope and a direct ophthalmoscope.
How Acquired: Donated by Mr G Parr, Hobart, whose late father was an optometrist
Date Acquired: 10 May 1979
Condition: Very good, Case:good
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 11