Green wooden case with textured green paper surface; label on front of case features a young boy looking through a microscope and an enlarged image of a dog flea; metal latch opens double-sided interior. 16 glass test tubes housed in right half. 9 test tubes are housed in top metal test tube rack; test tubes are sealed with red wrapper; test tubes are labeled and contain: denatured alcohol, safranin stain, carbon-tetra chloride, oregon balsam, xylene, glycerine, bee, fly, thionine; second metal test tube rack holds 7 test tubes; test tubes are labeled and contain: sodium ferro-cyanide, borax, diatomaceous earth, potassium nitrate, and copper sulfate. Last 2 test tubes are empty with no stopper. Set also includes one set of C forceps, one glass dropper with rubber bulb, one glass dropper without a rubber bulb, one small cardboard box labeled "Cover Glasses," one small cardboard box labeled "Labels," one small cardboard box labeled "Fish Scales," one glass rod, and one dissecting needle.
Left side of case includes two manuals titled "How to Use the Gilbert Microscope" and "Gilbert Microscope Attachments," a Dri-Electric power pack held closed with tape, a 3 turret microscope, a hand lens, 12 glass microscope slides (in drawer), a hand microtome, a sample of pith paper, a small metal sample tray, strips of pH paper (in drawer), a pack of "Zinc Metal," one small empty glass jar labeled "Specimen Collector," and Polaroid Junior accessories.
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