Catalogue Number: 3258
Heine Miroflex ophthalmoscope
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c1980
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Germany
Description Of Item: Heine Miroflex direct ophthalmoscope with chromed handle with twinned DC power connection leads. Black plastic head, white knurled plastic Rekoss disc of lenses, 5 position aperture selector and sliding C-F selector. Heine company logo printed in white with the word 'Miroflex'. Dimensions: 190 x 45 mm.
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 Robert Kaye
Date Acquired: June 2014
Location: Archive Office. Cabinet One Drawer 9