CWo Surveyors Transit Level With Original Wooden Box Rare. Please view pictures to evaluate for yourself.(cWo) Survey Transit Level w/compass and boxExtended telescope is 10 in length. Both bubble levels and compass work.
Everything turns and moves fine. Telescope works and is clear.
I have not cleaned this vintage instrument. Please review photos to verify condition including patina and marks. Original box has screw holder on bottom to keep the transit secure. Louis on August 10, 1866, the son of Ludwig Louis Wissler and Johanna Wissler both formerly of Baden, Germany.Louis as the Wissler Instrument Company until 1944 when it was moved to Milwaukee and absorbed into the David White Company. The Wissler Instrument Works was dedicated exclusively to the manufacture and repair of engineering, surveying and scientific instruments. He stressed they combined in their instruments the accuracy and finish of European craftsmanship with the lightness and durability desired by American engineers. They stood firmly behind and believed in their products. In their catalog was the statement, We positively guarantee the accuracy and workmanship of all instrument of our make.
On July 24, 1917 he was granted patent number 1,234,520 for a combination level and transit. The principal feature of this instrument was fixed trunnions (unlike earlier combination instruments) on the telescope, which allowed the rapid conversion from level to transit without the necessity of carrying extra parts to perform the conversion.
Many examples of this instrument are existent today. Wissler not only manufactured instruments under his own name but also provided instruments for other dealers including A. Aloe & Company and Louis Ruckert. Aloe convertible levels with Made by A.
Wissler stamped on the back of the tab that contains the horizontal circle vernier. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Science & Medicine (1930-Now)\Engineering\Surveying Equipment".
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