Antique Surveyor's Level, English, Brass, Scientific Instrument, Halden & Sons
Our Stock # 18.6961
This is an antique surveyor's level. An English, brass scientific instrument by J. Halden & Sons of Manchester, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920.
- Appealing level with a municipal background
- Displays a desirable aged patina
- Black, lacquered brass primary barrel with polished fixtures
- Makes for a super desk ornament – the perfect gift for those of an engineering mind
- Objective element measures 35mm (1.5")
- Pair of spirit levels mounted to the top
- Vernier wheel in brass to the primary barrel
- Free standing or could be mounted to a tripod
- Barrel engraved with the maker's mark for J. Halden & Co Ltd, Manchester & London
- Carry case features the number 26
- Labels to interior with dates from 1929 onwards signify service by A.C. Thornton of Manchester
- Also includes an Exeter City Council architect's address label for further historical interest
This is a captivating antique surveyor's level with fascinating provenance. Sure to appeal to those who collect antique scientific instruments, this level will adorn the enthusiast's desk or within a collection. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for display.
Max Width: 28.5cm (11.25'')
Max Depth: 11cm (4.25'')
Max Height: 18cm (7'')
Carry Case Width: 33cm (13'')
Carry Case Depth: 15cm (6'')
Carry Case Height: 21.5cm (8.5'')
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