Theodolite

2022/012
Reversing theodolite made by T. Cooke & Sons Ltd.
c.1900

Description

Reversing theodolite made by T. Cooke & Sons Ltd (c. 1900). 7.5 in telescope. Black japanned finish. Three screw levelling. Fitted wooden box and brown leather carrying case.

In 1915 T. Cooke & Sons was acquired by Vickers Ltd and in 1922 they amalgamated with the long established instrument-making firm of Troughton & Simms of London to become Cooke, Troughton & Simms. In 1924 Cooke, Troughton & Simms became part of Vickers.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

2022/012

Item Type

Short Description

Reversing theodolite made by T. Cooke & Sons Ltd

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1900

Sub-items

Fitted wooden box and brown leather carrying case

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

16818

Marks

"T.7." on brown leather carrying case

Dimensions (mm)

Theodolite: 341 (H). Wooden box: 194 (H) x 418 x 195. Leather case:: 230 (H) x 455 x 233.

Donor

Date Donated

April 2022

Materials

Brass and glass

Condition

Good: some wear on instrument and leather carrrying handle broken

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