Zeiss Automatic Level

Description
Carl Zeiss introduced the Model Ni 002 Automatic Geodetic Level around 1973, terming it a self-aligning level of maximum precision. This example is marked "AUS JENA Ni 002" and "456506" and "Made in German Democratic Republic." It belonged to the U. S. National Geodetic Survey. New, it cost $5,000. An additional tag reads "U.S. Government 48824 Dept. of Commerce NOAA."
Ref: Gerhard Hüther, "The new Automatic Geodetic Level Ni 002 of VEB Carl Zeiss JENA," Jena Review (Spring 1973): 56-60.
Carl Zeiss, Instruction ManualAutomatic Geodetic Level NI 002. .
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
level (automatic)
maker
Zeiss
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 15 in x 13 in; 31.75 cm x 38.1 cm x 33.02 cm
place made
German Democratic Republic
ID Number
1998.0006.01
accession number
1998.0006
catalog number
1998.0006.01
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
Carl Zeiss. Instruction Manual. Automatic Geodetic Level NI 002

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