E R Watts & Sons Antique Theodolite In Box Black Enamel London Made Collectable
E R Wats & Sons of London, UK. No. 44251
A fabulous black enamel theodolite, complete in its original box with the makers name signs and original locking key. The box even has some of the original tools to maintain and set up the equipment for use.
E. R. Watts and Son, makers of theodolites and other surveying instruments, of 123 Camberwell Road, London, SE5. Telephone: Rodney 5441. Cables: "Collimator, London". In 1856 the company established by Edwin Watts. He was twenty-three and had saved £100 from his earnings. His staff was one boy and his workshop a small room over a Bemondsey stable. A great item for any vintage surveyors equipment collector. Condition - Excellent used