Vernier microscope (Traveling microscope) has horizontal and vertical scales of stainless metal. The heavy cast iron base is ï¬tted with leveling screws with the top duly machined over which slides a metal carriage. The slide can be clamped at any position by means of clamping screw. Fine adjustment for ï¬nal reading is with a micrometer screw. A vertical slide operating in a similar way is ï¬tted on the horizontal carriage. The microscope with rack and pinion is ï¬tted on this vertical carriage and can be clamped in a vertical or horizontal position. The stage for placing objects for measurement is ï¬tted with an acrylic plate. Achromatic lenses have been used. The slides travel 165 mm horizontally and 140 mm vertically. Vernier reading 0.01mm. The unit is packed in a wooden case.