“Y” Level Base

2019/038

Base parts for a “Y” level made by T. Cooke & Sons Ltd, York & London

SKU: 2019/038 Categories: ,

Description

Base parts for a “Y” level made by T. Cooke & Sons Ltd, York & London for The Hughes Owens Co Ltd, Montreal. The parts comprise: the trivet, tribrach, four foot screws and clips (to secure a telescope [not present]).

In 1915 Vickers acquired a controlling stake in T. Cooke & Sons Ltd and in 1922 Vickers merged it with Troughton & Simms to form Cooke, Troughton & Simms.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2019/038

Item Type

Short Description

Base parts for a "Y" level made by T. Cooke & Sons Ltd

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1910

Sub-items

Wooden box

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

12201

Marks

None

Dimensions (mm)

270 (L) x 115 (W) X 185 (H)

Donor

Date Donated

August 2019

Materials

Metal

Condition

Good – showing signs of wear

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