Buff & Buff Wye Level

Description
This level is marked "BUFF & BUFF MFG. CO. 7205 BOSTON, U.S.A." It was made after 1898 when Buff & Buff began in business, and before 1988 when the New Jersey Transit Bus Operations, Inc. transferred it to the Smithsonian. In 1918 it cost $140.
Ref: Buff & Buff Mfg. Co., Surveying Instruments (Boston, 1918), pp. 68-69.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
level (wye)
maker
Buff and Buff Manufacturing Company
Measurements
telescope: 18 in; 45.72 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
1988.0154.02
accession number
1988.0154
catalog number
1988.0154.02
subject
Measuring & Mapping
Surveying and Geodesy
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Surveying and Geodesy
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
cited
Buff & Buff Mfg. Co.. Surveying Instruments

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