Vintage C.L. Berger & Sons Architects Transit on Tripod Stand

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Product Code: JOLA001
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Product Description

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High-quality mid-20th century architect's transit manufactured by C. L. Berger & Sons, Boston Massachusetts and is engraved on the round telescope frame "C.L. BERGER & SONS, BOSTON, MASS., BD598, MADE IN USA & with the company logo."

This fine instruments survives in like-new condition and features three bubble levels, two for the base and one under the adjustable telescope as well as multiple fine-tuning adjustments. The telescope measures 12 inches in length (fully open) with a 1 1/2 inch objective lens, with clear 25 times object view. Black powder coated surface and solid brass adjustment wheels and mounts. Comes with it's original DIETZGEN folding adjustable and collapsible wood tripod and it's fitted oak storage/carrying case. Quite a handsome professional surveying instrument!

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We have sold a number of these instruments in the past to customers with beach and ocean view properties in place of a telescope. The high-powered optics is perfect for this use, especially for those where space is an issue!

Vintage C.L. Berger & Sons Architects Transit on Tripod Stand.closeup

Vintage C.L. Berger & Sons Architects Transit on Tripod Stand, full view

Vintage C.L. Berger & Sons Architects Transit manufacturers mark

Vintage C.L. Berger & Sons Architects Transit, storage box open

Vintage C.L. Berger & Sons Architects Transit, storage box closed

Vintage C.L. Berger & Sons Architects Transit with dietzgen tripod