London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
A brass lacquered German transit instrument
Wanschaff, early 20th century
signed H. WANSCHAFF BERLIN, the body-tube of lacquered brass (some staining) supported on two lacqured brass columns with mottled green colour, bubble level on turning platform with tightening screw and fine adjust mechanism, mottled green lacquer foot with three screw levels, on weighted wooden stand with 'Y'-shaped brass plate carrying grooves for the feet.
6in. (15cm.) high
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