A surveyor's transit, compass, hand level, pair of binoculars, anemometer and a gauge
Lot 4728
A surveyor's transit, compass, hand level, pair of binoculars, anemometer and a gauge
Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium
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Scientific Instruments including Property from the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California
A surveyor's transit, compass, hand level, pair of binoculars, anemometer and a gauge
An English green enameled surveyor's transit in case, manufactured by E.R. Watts & Son, Ltd, marked E.R. Wattas & Son Ltd., London. No. 31668 and B. 1104, height of instrument 14in; case dimensions 7 x 16 x 7 1/2in, donated by L.A. Parsons, circa 1950, a friend and colleague of Dr. G. Dallas Hanna; a U.S. Engineer Corps brass compass in leather case, manufactured by Cruchon-Emons, marked Engineer Corps, U.S. and C-E, No 53759 1918, diameter 2 1/4in; an engineer's hand level, scope and lens cover, length 11 1/2in; a pair of Daylux binoculars, 8 x 24, in leather case, manufactured by Mirakel Optical Co., donated by Mrs. Richard M. Leonard, 1964, used by Dr. Francois Emile Matthes (1847-1948), a world renowned expert in topographic mapping , glaciers and geologically recent climatic changes; a anemometer in leather case, manufactured by Davis Instrument Co., Baltimore, Maryland, gauge inscribed DAVIS INSTRUMENT MFG., CO., BALTIMORE, M.D., MADE IN U.S.A., stenciled ANENOMETER ML-62-13, P.O. 3094 PH-51, FRIEZ INSTRUMENT DIVISION, diameter 4 1/4in, received from U.S. government surplus and a gauge in case, manufactured by Federal Products Corporation dial inscribed FEDERAL, FEDERAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION, PROVIDENCE, R.I. U.S.A., .005"., C71.
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