Elliott London Abney Level Clinometer Inclinometer Sight Antique

Elliott London Abney Level Clinometer Inclinometer Sight Antique

Stock Number: 170408

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Circa

1900

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Calculating, Surveying Instruments & Mining, Scientific

Description

Offered for sale;
Hand held pocket inclinometer level circa 1900

The square body engraved
Elliott Bros, London Abney’s Level Rd 5205 No 165 Elliot London
with original shaped leather case.
The design, by Capt. Abney, was registered in 1884
The semi circular dial with 60 degree vernier scale and separate 1 in 1 to 1 in 10 scale.
Above the body is a spirit level tube which is tilted by the milled hand wheel, the height to be determined is sighted through the instrument and the bubble tube is tilted until the bubble, viewed in the mirror in the sighting tube, is brought level with the top of the sighted object.

The mirror is polished solid silver, removable for cleaning, the sighting tube extends for greater accuracy.
All in very good condition and working order, minimalwear to the bronzed brass body.
The leather case in good sound condition with some light wear inscribing and staining.
Length closed 4,3/8″ or 118mm
Weight with case 183 grams.

Guaranteed old and original.

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GB Cog Scientific

As a fine art sculpture graduate I have applied my appreciation and understanding of form and function to my lifelong professional career in the antiques trade. Over forty years dealing in what I considered worthy, within the fields of decorative arts and sciences, I have always purchased over a wide spectrum and look forward to offering an exciting variety of stimulating pieces.

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