Hand Level

Hand Level

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Description
Keuffel & Esser boasted that their “Stadia Hand Level (Telescopic)” will be found “very useful for preliminary surveys, cross-sectioning, railroad construction work, exploration of streams for water power, etc.” The inscriptions on this example read "KEUFFEL & ESSER CO. N.Y." and "5986."
Ref: Keuffel & Esser, Catalogue of Drawing Materials, Surveying Instruments, Measuring Tapes (New York, 1921), p. 363.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hand level
maker
Keuffel & Esser Co.
Measurements
overall: 10 7/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 26.51125 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.175 cm
overall: 10 7/16 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 3/16 in; 26.51125 cm x 4.1275 cm x 3.01625 cm
ID Number
1984.0636.06
catalog number
1984.0636.06
accession number
1984.0636
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National Museum of American History
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