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Surveying Instruments & Calculating Devices

Below are examples of some of the most interesting and important surveying instrument and orthe calculation related pieces we have sold since we introduced this webpage over 10 years ago.  It does not represent all of our sales of these type antiques, but rather a select cross-section reflecting the level, caliber of,  and types of antiques that we sell or are seeking to help you sell.  If you have similar scientific related antiques and collectibles you want to sell please contact us at LCM@AntiqBuyer.com.

To see examples of similar antiques that we currently have for sale please go to our sister site at www.Patented-Antiques.com and visit the numerous sale pages you will find there. 

Gurley Transits

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  • An Early A Frame  W.  & L. E. Gurley  Surveyor's Transit    SOLD
  • Gurley #12 Engineer's Transit     SOLD W& L. E. Gurley Mountain & Mining Transit w/ Burt Solar Attachment
  • Several W. & L.  E. Gurley #100 Recon Transits    SOLD
  • Gurley #30 Solar Transit w/ Burt Solar Attachment     SOLD
  • W. & L.  E. Gurley Solar Transit w/ Burt Solar Attachment & Mining Scope     SOLD
  • W. & L.  E. Gurley #17 Engineer's Solar Transit w/ Burt Attachment     SOLD
  • Gurley #30 Solar Transit w/ Set up for Burt Solar Attachment     SOLD
  • Gurley Transit WWII Era     SOLD
  • #16 Gurley Transit     SOLD
  • #76 W. & L. E. Gurley A Frame Transit      SOLD
  • Gurley #28 Light Mountain Size Transit     SOLD
  • Early A Frame #12 Gurley Transit     SOLD
  • Small Expedition Size Gurley Transit w/ Double Maker Marks     SOLD!
  • Highway Dept. Gurley Transit w/ Box     SOLD!
  • W. & L. E. Gurley Engineers / Surveyor's Transit w/ Double Mark F. W. Lincoln Jr. / Boston Mass      SOLD!
  • 1880's W. & L. E. Gurley Engineer's Transit w/ Theodolite Axis      SOLD!
  • Post WWII Gurley Transit w/ Box     SOLD!
  • W. & L. E. Gurley Transit w/ Optical Plummet     SOLD!
  • Post WWII Gurley Alidade w/ Box     SOLD!
  • W. & L. E. Gurley #30 Light Mountain Transit Equipped w/ Burt Solar Attachment & #161 Top Mount Auxiliary Mining Scope     SOLD!
  • AND More!!      SOLD!

Gurley Compasses

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  • W. & L. E. Gurley # 217 Railroad Surveying Vernier Compass     SOLD Gurley Railroad Pocket Compass with Auxiliary Scope
  • W. & L. E. Gurley Solar Compass w/ Aux. Scope     SOLD
  • W. & L. E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Surveying Compass w/ Aux. Scope     SOLD
  • W. & L. E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Surveying Compass     SOLD
  • W. & L. E. Gurley # 232 Surveying Compass   SOLD
  • W. & L. E. Gurley Vernier Surveying Compass    SOLD
  • W. & L. E. Gurley Compass   SOLD Gurley Solar Compass
  • W. & L. E. Gurley & Queen Double Marked Surveyors Compass    SOLD
  • Gurley #318 Small Plain Sighting Compass w/ Box & Staff Fitting      SOLD!!
  • Unmarked Gurley #316 Plain Compass in Wooden Box     SOLD!!
  • Gurley Miner's Compass / Dipping Needle     SOLD!!

Gurley Surveying Levels

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  • W. & L. E. Gurley 24" Engineers Y Level      SOLD Early W. & L. E. Gurley 16" Surveyor's or Engineer's Level
  • Gurley 22" Engineers Y Level      SOLD
  • W. & L. E. Gurley 20" Engineers Y Level      SOLD
  • Gurley 18" Dumpy Level     SOLD
  • W. & L. E. Gurley Explorer Size  Level      SOLD
  • Gurley # 376 Wye Level  Level      SOLD
  • Early Gurley Engineer's  Level w/ Top Mount Level     SOLD
  • Gurley Wye or Builders Level    SOLD

K & E  Transits & Surveying Instruments

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  • K & E  #5127 Builders Transit  w/o 2 Compass      SOLD
  • K & E  #5129 Preliminary  Survey Transit from 1908 w/ 2 Tone Finish Keuffel & Esser # 5165 Engineer's Locating Transit     SOLD
  • Keuffel & Esser  #5165  Locating Transit    SOLD
  • K & E  #5060  Engineers Transit     SOLD
  • NOS K & E # 80 0200 Topographical Abney Level      SOLD
  • K & E / Y & S (Young & Sons) Special Survey Transit       SOLD
  • Keuffel & Esser Convertible Architects Level / Transit   SOLD
  • 1920's K & E Engineers / Surveyor's Transit     SOLD
  • Keuffel & Esser Paragon Transit    SOLD
  • Keuffel & Esser Twisted Frame Transit       SOLD
  • K & E / Keuffel & Esser #5093 Alidade       SOLD

Buff & Berger, Berger & Sons, Buff & Buff and Other Transits

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  • C. L. Berger & Sons 1930's Engineer's Transit    SOLD
  • Berger Transit Mining Transit w/ Aux. Mining Scope Attachment    SOLD
  • Buff & Buff Surveyor's / Engineers Transit    SOLD
  • Buff & Buff  Engineer's Transit     SOLD
  • Buff & Berger #2 Light Mountain Size Transit Serial # 175     SOLD!
  • Buff & Buff Small Expedition Size Transit     SOLD!
  • C. L. Berger & Sons 1930's Mining Transit w/ Auxiliary Scope    SOLD
  • Craftsman Farm Level / Transit      SOLD!
  • Bostrom Level / Transit    SOLD
  • Fennel / Kassel Level / Builders Transit    SOLD
  • Hildebrand Freiberg Surveyors / Engineers Theodolite / Transit / Japanese WWII    SOLD
  • Heitzler Instrument Co. Transit Serial #52 Marked #1 Solar w/ 1911 Patent    SOLD
  • William Ainsworth & Sons of Denver Colorado Mining Transit    SOLD
  • William Stackpole Surveyors / Engineers Transit     SOLD
  • Fauth & Co. Expedition Size Transit    SOLD
  • A. Lietz of San Francisco Preliminary / Light Mountain Size "Universal Jr." Transit     SOLD

Misc Surveying Transits

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  • Negretti & Zambra Transit / Theodolite w/ Bottom Mount Half Circle Fauth Co. Solar Transit w/ Saegmuller Solar Attachment     SOLD!
  • Knox & Shain Philadelphia Maker Surveying Transit     SOLD!
  • Heller & Brightly Mining Transit     SOLD
  • Sears / Craftsman Combination Transit / Level     SOLD
  • Bostrom #4 Farm Level     SOLD
  • Sala San Francisco Maker Engineer's Solar Transit    SOLD
  • John Zeiser St Louis Transit Not Listed in Smarts!     SOLD
  • Dietzgen Engineer's Transit      SOLD
  • Dietzgen Transit w/ Aux. Mining Scope Attachment & Scope w/ Setup for Solar Attachment      SOLD
  • Lietz Mountaineers Transit      SOLD
  • Bausch & Lomb Light Mountain Transit      SOLD
  • Heller & Brightly 1870's Surveyors Transit     SOLD
  • Fauth & Co. Solar Transit w/ George Saegmuller Solar Attachment     SOLD
  • Heller & Brightly Mining Transit w/ Auxiliary Scope & Tripod     SOLD
  • B. L. Makepeace Loxo Combination Transit / Level     SOLD

Misc Surveying Levels & Alidades

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  • Lietz Convertible Transit / Level     SOLD
  • Bradshaw Patent Sighting Level      SOLD Buff & Berger Precise Level
  • Stackpole Wye Level     SOLD
  • Berger 20" Wye Level     SOLD
  • Buff & Berger Precise Level      SOLD
  • K & E 5120 Railroad Wye Level     SOLD
  • Lietz Convertible Transit / Level      SOLD
  • Keuffel & Esser Architects Level w/ Compass       SOLD
  • A. Lietz Co San Francisco Alidade / Box    SOLD
  • Zeiss / Jena NI 007 Precise Automatic Level    SOLD
  • Wild Heerbrug N-2 Automatic Level    SOLD
  • Buff & Berger High Post Alidade    SOLD
  • 2 K & E Dip / Dipping Compasses     SOLD
  • 1960's Gurley Dumpy Level      SOLD
  • Several More Alidades      SOLD

Surveying Compasses

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  • Levi Colton Surveyor's Compass        SOLD
  • Roach & Warner Pre Civil War Era Surveying Compass     SOLD William Young & Sons Compass w/ Auxiliary Scope Serial # 4798
  • Gregg & Rupp  Surveyor's Compass        SOLD
  • Frye & Shaw Pre Civil War Era Surveying Compass      SOLD
  • Young Surveying Compass w/ Aux. Scope      SOLD
  • Randolph Patent Surveying Compass W/ Telescope   SOLD 
  • K & E Foresters Compass      SOLD
  • Robert Shaw Surveyor's Compass      SOLD
  • Randolph Patent Surveying Compass      SOLD

Misc Surveying Instruments

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  • Early Wayweiser   SOLD 1859 Gordon's Patent Goniometer / Protractor
  • Pair of Heliographs         SOLD
  • Gordon's 1859 Patent Goniometer / Protractor   SOLD
  • Marine Navigation Octant / Sextant   SOLD 
  • Buff & Berger of Boston Anemometer in Wooden Box       SOLD
  • Buff & Berger of Boston High Post Alidade in Wooden Box        SOLD
  • K & E Planimeter    SOLD
  • K & E #5334 Compass    SOLD
  • Brunton Compass     SOLD
  • Drafting Set w/ Ivory Handles    SOLD
  • Large Drafting Set in Mahogany Box Dated 1901     SOLD
  • K&E  Abney w/ Vernier in Leather Case     SOLD!
  • Keuffel & Esser #4236 Planimeter       SOLD

Plumb Bobs / Tripods & Survey Chains

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  • K & E 100' Surveyor's Chain     SOLD
  • Numerous Surveyor's / Surveying Chains     SOLD
  • Fixed & Collapsible Leg Tripods     SOLD
  • Keuffel & Esser #12 66' Surveyors Chain     SOLD
  • Chesterman, Gurley & Other Surveying Chains     SOLD
  • Many Plumb Bobs     SOLD

Keuffel & Esser K & E
Slide Rules & Calculators

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  • The New York Automatic Lightning Calculator /Automatic Arithmeticer by John Schmidt & Co. AKA K&E / Keuffel & Esser #1704 / Thatcher Patent Slide Rule / CalculatorSerial # 704     SOLD
  • Serial # 1444 Keuffel & Esser #4012 Thacher / Thatcher Calculating Slide Rule     SOLD
  • K & E Peerless Calculator     SOLD
  • K & E 4012 Thatcher  Calculator     SOLD
  • Several More K & E 4012 Thatcher / Thacher  Calculators     SOLD K & E / Keuffel & Esser Thatcher #4012 Slide Rule / Calculator
  • K & E 4015 Webb's Stadia Rule / Calculator      SOLD
  • K & E Sperry Calculator     SOLD
  • Unusual #4110 Slide Rule   SOLD
  • K & E # 68-1100 Deci-lon Slide Rule  in Original Box w/ Book     SOLD
  • K & E # 68-1130 Deci-lon 5" Slide Rule in Case   SOLD
  • 2 K & E  <4031>  5" Sliderules w/ Frameless Cursors     SOLD
  • K&E 4160 Chemists Rule  Case & Box   SOLD
  • Keuffel & Esser <N-4096> Desktop w/ Stand SlideRule      SOLD
  • K & E  <4031> 5" Slide Rule     SOLD
  • K & E <4053-2> Slide Rule 8"     SOLD
  • Keuffel & Esser 4088-3 w/ Column Cursor    SOLD
  • K & E 4088-5  20 inch Slideruler     SOLD
  • K & E 4095-3  Merchants Slide Rule     SOLD
  • K& E / Keuffel & Esser 4088-2 SM Slide Rule     SOLD
  • K & E 4081-3 or 68-1220        SOLD
  • #4061 T 5" Duplex Slide Rule w/ Trig Scales and Clamshell Cursor    SOLD
  • #4133 Roylance Electrical Slide Rule in Box    SOLD
  • K & E N 4088-3 12" Slide Rule w Column Cursor    SOLD
  • K& E / Keuffel & Esser 4045 16 Inch Slide Rule     SOLD
  • K & E #68 - 1210 Log Log Duplex Slide Rule     SOLD
  • K & E 4070 Slide Rule     SOLD
  • Keuffel & Esser Reymond Leather Calculator     SOLD
  • AND MANY MORE!!

Antique
Slide Rules / Mechanical Adders & Calculators

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  • Several Stanley / Fuller Spiral Calculators     SOLD
  • Palmers Patent Telegraphic Computing Scales      SOLD
  • Poor's Line of Position Nautical Positioning Calculator       SOLD
  • The Smallwood Patented Adder / Calculator     SOLD
  • Early Otis King Pocket Calculator w/ Scale #s 423 &414    SOLD SOLD
  • Herring Calculator     SOLD
  • Addizionatrice Simplicitas Italian 9 Dial Adder     SOLD
  • Fowler Pocket Watch Style Type H Calculator     SOLD
  • Addometer / Patent Applied For     SOLD
  • Serial # 109 Stanley / Fuller Spiral Calculator     SOLD
  • Gordon's Addometer / Calculator    SOLD Simplicitas
	Addizonartrice Adding Machine
  • Loga Drum Calculator / Sliderule    SOLD
  • The Locke Adder/ calculator    SOLD
  • The Jeffers Calculator     SOLD
  • The Universal Adder Patented July 15th 1890    SOLD
  • "Simplicitas" Addizonartrice    SOLD
  • The Calcumeter    SOLD
  • Percentage Calculator    SOLD
  • 1st Model Webb Patent Adder    SOLD
  • 1st Model Wood Case Comptometer / Adding Machine w/ Fractional Keys    SOLD
  • The Rapid" Calculator / Adder    SOLD
  • "Small" Pocket Calculator / Slide Rule    SOLD
  • Marchant Calculator    SOLD Loga Drum Calculator
  • 1st Model Wooden Case "ShoeBox" Comptometer Adder / Calculator    SOLD
  • Calculator Pen    SOLD
  • The Calculus Calculator    SOLD
  • Comptator Calculator / Adder    SOLD
  • Burroughs Glass Side Adding Machine / Calculator
  • A. Burkhardt Type A Arithmometer    SOLD
  • Odhner Style Mechanical Calculator    SOLD
  • Walther Calculator    SOLD
  • Marchant Calculator    SOLD

Curta Calculators

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  • Curta Type 1 Calculator     SOLD
  • Several Curta Calculators both Type 1 & Type 2 Models     SOLD
  • Type 2 Curta in Case with Unusual Leather Field Case  Super!!    SOLD

More Slide Rules & Calculators

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  • Pickett Model 6-T Statistical Quality Control      SOLD
  • Faber Castell 2/83 N in Plastic Case   SOLD
  • Early 12" Wooden Sector     SOLD
  • Aristo-Commerz  #965 Nice       SOLD! Consul the Educated Monkey Calculator
  • Lafayette # 98-70129 Vectorlog Slide Rule SOLD
  • Rechenschieber Nestler Mecanica 0260 Slide Rule      SOLD
  • Jason #803 by Sun Hemmi NOS     
  • Eastman Kodak X-Ray Exposure Rule   SOLD
  • Post 1460 Versalog Slide Rule   SOLD
  • Aristo Darmstadt Slide Rule 867 U   SOLD
  • A. W. Faber #367 Slide Rule w/ Keeper Cursor   SOLD
  • Fowler Long Scale Slide Rule / Calculator   SOLD
  • Ross Meridiograph   SOLD
  • Pickett N 300 T Slide Rule in Case w/ Box   SOLD
  • Pickett #109 ES Circular Slide Rule   SOLD
  • Lafayette Deci Log 681 Slide Rule   SOLD
  • More Stick Slide Rules   SOLD


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Larry & Carole





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