Bausch & Lomb Transit in Box. This sale is for the large Engineers Bausch & Lomb Transit pictured. This unusual surveying instrument is in very good overall condition. Bausch & Lomb is most famous for their line of binoculars and other optics.
They ventured in to the surveying instrument field after George N. Saegmuller, the inventor of the solar attachment that bears his name, joined the company in 1905. They stopped making instruments for the general public during WWI. This transit has the logo the company adopted after 1907 further narrowing the date of manufacture. The serial number is 10496.The transit comes in the proper original box. It is a large, heavy, and overall nice condition piece. All motions are free, optics OK, good bubbles, crosshairs, etc. Note that the scope does not have the ability to fully revolve within the standards which speaks to the quality and level of optics involved. A large, graphic, unusual, and nice looking surveying instrument that will make for a great addition to any number of collections. Please look at all the pics to see the details and condition. What you see is what you get.
We are full time antique dealers who have been at this for over 30 years. Our descriptions and our photos are never designed to misrepresent or over-embellish our merchandise. The item "Bausch & Lomb Surveyor Transit in Box Pre WWI ANTIQUE Surveying Instrument" is in sale since Saturday, July 17, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Science & Medicine (1930-Now)\Engineering\Surveying Equipment".com" and is located in Marina, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.