Lot 4    

Surveying Equipment Including Two Early Transits, Chains and Stadia Rod
2008, Fall Firearms Sale, Oct 28 & 29
includes a brass transit with silvered brass 5" dial marked Benj. Pike, Jr. Broadway, New York with two spirit levels, lacking sighting arms, and Jacob staff type mount, 13" long, PLUS an early marked W. & L. E. Gurley/Troy N.Y. transit with 5.25" silvered dial with two spirit levels and folding brass sight arms, with Jacob staff mount, in original mahogany octagonal case, 6.5" x 8", PLUS a set of wrought steel chains with brass handles, 16" long, AND a four-part wood collapsing stadia rod with hash marks, 91" long.

Condition:  
Gurley case missing some edging, else VG.
Sold: $862.50
Price includes
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