Surveyors Tool / 1940s Surveying Kit / 1940s Bostrom Transit and Tripod

Surveyors Tool / 1940s Surveying Kit / 1940s Bostrom Transit and Tripod

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We have for sale a Vintage Bostrom Surveying Transit and Tripod Kit
Wonderful brass surveying transit kit made by the Bostrom Brady MFG Co California. This is a Model #4, Serial No. I 60. The transit is in a wood case with dovetail corners and leather strap it has the Bostrom Brady MFG badge on the front of the case. The transit is made of a painted steel base with brass scope, level and adjustment screws. The tripod is all wood with steel attachment base for transit. The grade stick is all wood with painted height numbers.
The kit includes Transit / Level with wood case and instructions, Tripod & Grade Stick.
Transit lenses clear and adjusts freely.
This will make a wonderful display item or great collector piece.

Circa; 1940
Marked; Bostrom Model #4
Condition; This is in good used condition as shown in pictures. Has paint lose and light surface wear, one adjustment knob is lose.

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One of the best experience I have had buying something on line -My questions were answered in such a timely manner and the antique I ordered was exactly as described. - I would do business with James at RiverRat Antiques again and highly recommend -