Antique mahogany cased surveyor’s theodolite


+44 (0)1556 509270

+44 (0)7881 823369


  • £2,950.00
  • €3,206 Euro
  • $3,760 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Antique mahogany cased surveyor’s theodolite

Antique mahogany cased surveyor’s theodolite. The brass and gilt brass level has a rotating circular base with thumbscrew adjustment and a compass with silvered dial and stop lever engraved with maker’s name, W & S Jones, 30 Holborn, London. The telescope is supported on its axis by two A frames and is fully adjustable by thumb screws, the radius is engraved with a scale and the telescope also has a bubble level attached. The folding mahogany tripod stand is brass mounted and the brass centering plate is also adjustable. W & S Jones were at 30 Holborn from 1800 - 1860 and were amongst the most successful scientific instrument makers in London. English, circa 1800 - 1830.
Box: Height 4.75” (12cm) Width 6.5” (16cm) Depth 5” (13cm) Base Dial 4” Diameter.


  • H: 12cm (4.72in)
  • W: 16cm (6.30in)
  • D: 13cm (5.12in)


Circa 1800-1830

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Castle Douglas
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Leslie & Baggott, Antiques, Art and Interiors, bringing together art, antiques and decorative items displayed in a country house setting, the ethos is to source stock items fresh from private houses across Scotland and beyond, some offered  ‘as found’ while others are put into fine showroom condition.  The main customer target being both the private customer, interior decorator and fellow antique dealer both at home and abroad.  Competitive quotes from a team of experienced carriers and shippers can be arranged for delivery within the UK and abroad.

With many years of combined experience in the art, antiques and auction world Leslie & Baggott are well placed to provide house valuations and advice on buying or selling collections. Miranda is a jewellery specialist and has a love of interior decoration and Henry has an inherent feel for more traditional furnishings, coming from a family of antique dealers, as well as having developed his own eye for interior decor and lighting.

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