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Dual-Wave Ultra-Violet Lamp

Dual-Wave Ultra-Violet Lamp

Item #: UK273


The archetypal tool to detect phosphor papers and inks for the majority of the 20th Century Machin stamps of Great Britain, Israel, USA, Finland and the early phosphors of , Norway, Mexico, France, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China, Russia and later issues of Canada and Mexico. The lamp has a spectrum of 254 to 390 nm (nanometers) and therefore covers both "short" and "long" wavelengths.

Ultraviolet Lamp features:

  • Broad wavelength covers both short-wave and long- wave phosphors
  • Detects fluorescent bands, papers and other devices
  • Detects cleaned pen cancellations and paper repairs
  • Powerful bulb gives much stronger reaction than other lamps
  • Effective in daylight and artificial light using special eye-piece
  • The eye-piece incorporates a watchmakers glass for viewing detail
  • Plug provided for “sweep” viewing
  • Quick release power button for easy use
  • Robustly built with rubberised edges to withstand occasional knocks
  • Lightweight pocket-size makes it ideal for carrying to fairs and exhibitions – no mains electricity supply required
  • Long-life bulb will give 50,000 hours of use under normal viewing conditions
  • Designed to give many years of use

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