Rare W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Transit with Theodolite Axis
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3230M
- Date / Time :
- April 12, 2019 10:00AM
Rare W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Transit with Theodolite Axis, Troy, New York, c. 1886-1900, engraved silvered dial marked as above, dual vernier and spirit levels, 11-in. scope rests in a cradle with wye supports so the telescope may be removed and rotated end for end, housed in its original box with interior label, ht. 13 in.
Provenance: The collection of William H. Skerritt.
Note: Gurley offered the theodolite axis in their manual from 1855 to 1890. According to Mr. Skerritt the Charles E. Smart collection offers the only other known example.
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