Theodolite

1973/003

5 in reversing transit theodolite

Description

5 in reversing transit theodolite with central compass bronze lacquered divided on silver with verniers reading to 30 seconds of arc. 4-screw levelling head.

The outer case stamp “WLC” stands for Water of Leith Purification & Sewerage Commissioners.

Used for measuring horizontal and vertical angles in land surveying and for setting out works.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1973/003

Item Type

Short Description

5 in reversing theodolite

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1905

Sub-items

Tripod (in Store Room), box and outer leather case

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Marks

Outer case stamped "WLC , 16 Queen Street.". Box and outer case marked "T4". Parts stamped "70".

Dimensions (mm)

300 x 275 x 140

Donor

Date Donated

March 1973

Materials

Black lacquered brass

Condition

Good

Display Location

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