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Surveyor's Theodolite by L. Casella with Burt's Patent Solar Attachment

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Surveyor's Theodolite by L. Casella with Burt's Patent Solar Attachment, London, no. 5191, brass and gunmetal finish, 2 1/4-in. silvered dial signed L. Casella, London, 5191, needle ring calibrated 0-360, cardinal points in block lettering, horizontal plate with dual verniers and magnifiers, twin "A"-frames supporting a 12-in. telescope and silvered half circle calibrated 0-100 in two quadrants, the solar attachment with horizontal silvered hour circle calibrated 0-12 in two quadrants and 4 1/2-in. declination arc with vernier read-out, tri-foot leveling base and walnut fitted carrying case and accessories, with wood tripod, instrument ht. 14 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000


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Keywords

London, Surveyor, metal finish