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NBS Microslides of Frog and Rat Histology

NBS Microslides of Frog and Rat Histology

Price: 10.00 / 11.20 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

This is a set of 12 sections of frog and rat tissues slides stained by haematoxylin and eosin. Made by the late Eric Marson of Northern Biological Supplies (NBS) who has become somewhat of a legend in the technology of slide preparation - and rightly so. From the style of the labels they would seem to date from the 1980's. A collectors set.


Botanical Set

Botanical Set

Price: 33.33 / 37.33 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

This is a set of 25 slides of botanical material prepared by probably the last UK slide preparation company - ESP in Sussex. The material was designed to cover the various botanical classification features that apply to botany and includes primitive plant forms such as ferns and liverworts to the more complex structures such as sunflower, bean and pine. All slides are different. Good value and good quality.

Aquatics Set

Aquatics Set

Price: 33.33 / 37.33 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

This is a set of 25 slides of botanical material prepared by probably the last UK slide preparation company - ESP in Sussex. . If it lives in water its probably in this set - from frog to desmids. Cyclops with eggs, daphnia, spirogyra, amphioxus, radiolaria, chlorella, ulothrix etc etc

NBS Polarspex

NBS Polarspex

Price: 15.00 / 16.80 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Developed by the late Eric Marson of Northern Biological Supplies (NBS), this is an ingenious system to see the effect of polarising microscopy. The Polarspex is a pair of polarising filters that crossed in a holder that has a slot for a microscope slide to be inserted. This can then be examined with the x4 or x10 objectives of any biological microscope. The holder is supplied with 7 slides that show the effect of polarisation.

Reproductive Tissue Slides

Reproductive Tissue Slides

Price: 8.33 / 9.33 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

A set of six slides from the 'boys' and the 'girls' that shows how it all works. Stained by haematoxylin and eosin and originally prepared by ESP Ltd Sussex. The set includes; ovary with the follicles showing eggs, the fallopian tube, the uterus (womb), testis showing the sperm production, and the prostate. In addition, a section of human placenta.

Mammalian Epithelial and Connective Tissues

Mammalian Epithelial and Connective Tissues

Price: 8.33 / 9.33 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Epithelial surfaces and connective tissues are the stuff that hold us all together. This set of six slides that have been excellently stained with haematoxylin and eosin show stratified squamous
epithelium (skin), columnar (intestine) and ciliated (bronchus), adipose tissue (fat), areolar tissue (soft tissue under the skin) and white fibrous tissue (tendons). Original prepared by ESP Ltd Sussex.

Parasite Slides

Parasite Slides

Price: 26.25 / 29.40 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

A set of nine slide preparations from the darker side of live! Well prepared and presented the slides are of a tapeworm segment, liver fluke (whole mount), mites, bed bug (male and female), sludge worm, marine worm, leech, hookworm eggs and head louse. Not for the faint hearted!.

Chick Embryo Development Slides

Chick Embryo Development Slides

Price: 14.58 / 16.33 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

An amazing set of 6 slides that have been produced with great technical skill which has required some of the slides to have a build-up of mountant to contain the depth of specimen. Others have been ringed as appropriate. Each slide shows the complete chicken foetus at the following stages of early development. 18 - 24 hours, 30 hours, 33 hours, 36 hours, 40 hours, 66 hours. We have not seen such a series before.

Set of Mammalian Anatomy Slides

Set of Mammalian Anatomy Slides

Price: 8.33 / 9.33 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

A set of six slides from mammal tissues that have been expertly stained with haematoxylin and Eosin. Originally prepared by ESP Ltd in Sussex. The material consists of cerebellum, medulla oblongata (hind brain), salivary gland, oesophagus, thyroid and transitional epithelium from the bladder. Complete with presentation slide box.

Slides of Moulds, Rusts and Lichen

Slides of Moulds, Rusts and Lichen

Price: 10.00 / 11.20 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Originally prepared in the UK by ESP this is a set of 6 slides from the world of decay! Includes examples of common moulds, the legendary Penicillium, rusts and a lichen. All suitably stained and mounted. Recommended.

Slides of Worms

Slides of Worms

Price: 8.33 / 9.33 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Not the most loved of the world's creatures, this is a set of six slides of worms that live in very different environments. Stained to show the salient features. The set includes the garden earthworm (section), part of a dog tapeworm, tubifex worms (also known by the delightful names of sludge or sewage worms - so guess where they live!), pin worm (also known as thread worm), liver fluke and pork tapeworm. Not for the faint hearted! Originally prepared by ESP Ltd Sussex.

Slides of Bugs

Slides of Bugs

Price: 10.00 / 11.20 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

This is a set of six slides of bugs - up close and personal! The slides include the dreaded bed bug, parts of the chest and abdomen of the locust (stained), cockroach mouthparts - a complicated set of gnashers!, fruit fly, female flea and a mite. Presentation slide box included. Originally prepared by ESP Ltd Sussex.

Slides of Frog Spawn and Tadpole

Slides of Frog Spawn and Tadpole

Price: 8.33 / 9.33 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

This is a set of six slides frog (Rana) spawn and tadpole appropriately stained. Originally prepared by ESP Ltd Sussex there are four slides of the developing frog spawn at different stages before the tadpole emerges and then two slides of tadpole from the heart and eye regions. Presentation slide box included.