Antique Surveyor's Level, English, Theodolite, Desk, Ornament, William Stanley

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£890.00
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Specifications

Material Brass
Room Living Room
Period Early 20th Century
Item type All
Width (cm) 38.50
Depth (cm) 15.50
Height (cm) 21.50
Dimensions H 21.5 cm x W 38.5 cm x D 15.5 cm
Product Code ‌KCLF555

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Location United Kingdom
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Description

This is an antique surveyor's level. An English, brass theodolite desk ornament by William Stanley with mahogany carry box, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1910. A Fine scientific instrument from a renowned designer Displays a desirable aged patina enameled primary tube in good original order Mahogany carry box features original instruction label and a later service label dated to 1935 Example of William F Stanley's patent no. 10,447 'Improvement In Surveyor's Levels, May 1901' Primary tube engraved with the serial number 93326 Further marked with the address 'Stanley, Great Turnstile, Holborn, London' Triform mounting platform with adjustment levers and the inscription 'Stanley's Patent' Longitudinal and transverse spirit levels feature above the barrel Front element protected by a swivelling, brass dust cover Prismatic surveying compass situated beneath primary tube Choice of two eye-pieces revealing a fine metal reticule when removed This is a splendid, antique example of William Stanley's patented surveyor's level and perfect as a showpiece on display, or gracing a desk. Replete with copious period detail and scientific interest, this is sure to delight many a collector or for those with an engineering mind. Delivered polished and ready for the home. Dimensions: Max width 38.5cm (15.25") Max depth 15.5cm (6") Max height 21.5cm (8.5") Level width 12cm (4.75") Level depth 34cm (13.5") Level height 18cm (7").

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