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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3295M Marlborough
October 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite

$2,337$1,900
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite, Washington, DC, 1937, green-painted brass instrument with 19-in. long scope and 1 3/4-in. dia. objective lens, mounted to a "U"-shaped receptacle, tapered shaft mounted to rotating 9-in. dia. disc with internal scale, opposing microscopes for reading the scales, engraved as above, with 8-in. long spirit level, all housed in its original fitted dovetailed pine case.


Provenance: Richard Miller Collection.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Richard Miller, Geodesy, Measurement, Shaft, Spirit level, Surveying, Theodolite, Washington, DC, Assumption