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Catalogue Listing for : Levels and Tacheometers

Photo Title Description Purpose Maker Made
[1973/005]Theodolite

5 in micrometer tacheometer.

Used for measuring horizontal and vertical angles; and horizontal distances in land surveying (by measuring the intercept of a pair of stadia wires on a staff); and for setting out works.

E R Watts & Son, 123 Camberwell Road, London.

1928

[1973/006]Level

12 in lightweight dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff. This instrument was used for levelling in Edinburgh.

Adie and Wedderburn, Edinburgh.

c.1890

[1973/007]Level

14 in "Cooke's Reversible" dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between point in conjunction with a levelling staff. This instrument was used for levelling in Edinburgh.

T Cooke & Sons Ltd, London & York.

c.1920

[1973/008]Level

10 in "quickset" dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff. This instrument was used for levelling in Edinburgh.

Cooke Troughton & Simms, London & York.

1923

[1973/009]Level

14 in "Engineer's" patent dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff. This instrument was used for levelling in Edinburgh.

W F Stanley & Co, Great Turnstile, Holborn, London.

c.1935

[1973/010]Level

14 in dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff. This item was used for levelling in Edinburgh.

A G Thornton & Co, 109 Deansgate, Manchester.

c.1935

[1973/013]Level

14 in dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

W F Stanley.

c.1935

[1973/035]Level

16 in dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff. This instrument was used for levelling in Leith Docks.

Troughton & Simms. (Retailed by W & S Jones 30 Lower Holborn London).

c.1830

[1973/041]Level

Dumpy level in brass.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff. This instrument was used for levelling in Edinburgh.

Bryson Edinburgh.

c.1855

[1977/004]Level

16 in dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distance between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Kelvin & James White Glasgow & London

c.1930

[1977/005]Level

16 in dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distance between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Adie & Son Edinburgh.

c.1830

[1981/004]Level

8 in 'quickset' level.

Used for measuring vertical distance between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

E R Watts & Son London.

c.1940

[1987/002]Level

14 in railway level.

Used on railways for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Troughton and Simms, London.

c.1890

[1996/007]Level

Dumpy level.

Used in mines for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

ERW&S

1921

[1996/025]Theodolite

6.5 in Kern DKM2 micrometer tacheometer.

Used for measuring horizontal and vertical angles; and horizontal distances in land surveying (by measuring the intercept of a pair of stadia wires on a staff); and for setting out works.

Kern Aarau Switzerland.

c.1965

[1996/026]Theodolite

6.5 in micrometer tacheometer.

Used for measuring horizontal and vertical angles; and horizontal distances in land surveying (by measuring the intercept of a pair of stadia wires on a staff); and for setting out works.

Watts London

c.1965

[1996/027]Level

6.5 in quickset level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Hilger & Watts.

c.1975

[1996/028]Level

Cowley Automatic Level

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Rank Precision Industries Ltd.

c.1975

[1996/029]Level

Watts SL100.4 microptic tilting level SL100.4

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Hilger & Watts Ltd 98 St Pancras Way London England.

c.1970

[1996/030]Level

Watts SL102-4 microptic tilting level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Hilger & Watts Ltd.

c.1975

[1996/031]Level

Cooke 10 in S440 microptic tilting level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Vickers Instruments England

c.1965

[1996/032]Level

Stanley 9 in tilting level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Stanley

c.1950

[1996/033]Level

Cooke Troughton and Simms 11 in tilting level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Cooke Troughton and Simms York.

c.1960

[1996/034]Level

Kern GK1-A automatic level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

Kern Switzerland.

c.1970

[1997/001]Electronic Distance Measure

Wild D13 Distomat electronic distance measuring.

Used for measuring horizontal, vertical and slope distances.

Wild Heerbrugg Ltd, Heerbrugg, Switzerland.

c.1975

[2000/008]Level

Stanley tilting level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a leveling staff.

Stanley London.

c.1950

[2008/006]Dumpy Level

14 in dumpy level

Surveying.

Troughton & Simms London

c.1900

[2009/001]Level

14 in dumpy level.

Used for measuring vertical distances between points in conjunction with a levelling staff.

c.1880