Antique Surveying Instruments, Restoration, Repair, Sales of Surveying Equipment, Optical Tooling and Optical Alignment Equipment, Antique Surveying Equipment, LLC

             Antique Surveying Equipment
           and Optical Tooling Equipment

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     #4029 - Berger tunnel transit   Click on the photo for larger image.
                                   Purpose of this site
     This web site is dedicated to the selling of various new, used, and antique surveying instruments, and optical tooling.
Celebrating the 42nd year of Antique Surveying Instrument Sales and

I am no longer accepting any instrument repair, restoration, calibration, or machine work.

Last update: September 22, 2022

Note: I will be closed from October 1st through
January 12th 2023

Please no corrispondance during then.

Someone will be here during that period to take deliveies only.


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Special Offer  


Instruments and Equipment for Sale. 

Optical Tooling  Instruments and Accessories for Sale.  

Partial Instruments and Major Parts  SOON MORE WILL BE ADDED

Precision Ground Glass Spirit Level Vials
Please refer to this before placing a order.
PHOTO GALLERY            
Cool Links,  Be sure to look at these links. A lot of sources and answers to your questions can be found here.
Keuffel & Esser  history   and other information relating to Keuffel & Esser
More to come as I learn more.
History of George Nicholas Saegmuller  also history of the Fauth & Co. of Washington, DC, and Bausch & Lomb.
http://www.surveyhistory.org Serial numbers and maker information.
Tripod Thread Sizes   More to come.
Alidade instructions  David White
Adjusting line of sight and Wye Level Adjusting Instructions
Berger_Manual_Of_Field_Adjustments.pdf  Berger instruments user Instruction Manual

Keuffel_Esser_Care_And_Adjustments.pdf K&E user Instruction Manual

Using the Transit.pdf Excellent simple example of using a transit.
bergercatalogf1947.pdf  Berger 1947 Catalog
                           Antique Surveying Equipment
                                       Attn:  Robert Parrish
                                       271 Allman Hill Road
                                   Weaverville, NC 28787-8510
           Email to:  Robert Parrish   robert@antiquesurveying.com
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               Please Email me, it is the best way to contact me..

              Business hours are: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST      
                   Monday through Thursday

I am unable to give a value of a instrument.

If you want help dating or identifying a instrument please E-mail me.
lease include photos in Jpeg 640 X 480 size, all markings i.e. numbers, names,
labels; also measurements
in your first email
. The more information the better. You
may experience delays in my response to your questions about your instrument as
I must take care of my customers needs first. Please do not email any attachments.
I do not open any attachments unless prior correspondence has been made
Please insert any photos or other information in the text of the email
if possible.

If you are wanting information about a instrument that you are trying to sell
then please do not waste my time. I am not willing to do your research.

Look at the "Cool Links" page It may have all you need.