A heavy cast iron base fitted with leveling screws top machined over which slides a metal carriage which can be calmed at desired position. The stage carriers a vernier that travels over a stainless steel scale graduated in mm 0 to 16.5cms. A gunmetal pillar fixed to the stage has an embedded S.S. scale graduated 0 to 15cms and cariers a vertical travelling carriage with vernier horizontal stage for placing object is fitted with milky plate. The microscopic tube on vertical travelling carriage if focused by rack and pinion and has an achromatic objective, a ramsden eye piece 10x and a cross line graticule. Vernier read – in 0.1 mm supplied in wooden case.