Antiques of a Mechanical Nature. Genuine Antique Vintage Collectible & User Surveying Instruments. This sale is for the Lietz Engineers Mining Transit pictured.It is a large and commanding instrument in good overall condition. The name info is under the glass below the north point on the compass face. The serial # is 13677. This transit would date from some point before WWII and after the turn of the century. Of San Francisco stopped making instruments around the beginning of WWII and opened up shop shortly before the turn of the century. Note how the ends of the scope axles have threaded caps for mounting a second scope and counterweight there. Below the plate is a swinging arm designed to hold magnifiers for reading the vernier plate scales. Those holders & magnifiers are missing.
The optics are OK, and crosshairs present. The compass swings to North, and the three bubbles are good.
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 "Lietz Engineers Mining Transit Antique Surveying Instrument" is in sale since Thursday, September 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Science & Medicine (1930-Now)\Engineering\Surveying Equipment".com" and is located in Marina, California.
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