Aloe/Blunt Wye Level

This level is marked, "A. S. Aloe Maker St. Louis No. 69 Blunt & Co. N. Y.” and it is difficult to know what to make of the signature. A. S. Aloe did sell various optical and mathematical instruments, but there is no evidence that he could or did make them. Blunt & Co., which was in business under this name from 1869 to 1874, probably did make instruments of this sort.
Currently not on view
Object Name
level (wye)
A.S. Aloe and Company
Blunt and Company
overall: 8 7/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 16 3/16 in; 22.5425 cm x 11.43 cm x 41.11625 cm
place made
United States: Missouri, St. Louis
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
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Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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