1950 Dietzgen Surveyors Transit Level, Surveying Instrument


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We have for sale a 1950 Dietzgen Surveyors Transit Level
Wonderful find this 1950 surveyors transit made by the Eugene Dietzgen Company. This is a model number 6018 in its original wood case, the transit and case are both marked with a matching serial number 60105, the case also has the original manufactures receipt tacked to the inside of the lid dated August 14, 1950. The case is constructed from Honduras Mahogany with brass hardware, leather strap is missing.
The transit is in wonderful condition with only a few wear marks on the finish, the transit has an internal telescoping lens which adjusts by the large knob atop the transit, comes with a front lens cover and a lens sun shield.

Circa, 1950
Markings, Dietzgen
Measures, 18 ½” long, case 20” x 6 ¾” x 10 ½” tall, weighs 20 pounds
Condition, nice vintage condition with minor scuffs and paint chips, lens has a very light fog, needs cleaned internally. Case is very solid and sturdy, missing the leather carry strap and key.
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Photo Props not included in sale.

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