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Alidade

Catalogue number:
PH*313396

Inscriptions:
"E. LUTZ PARIS"

Dimensions:
length 17.8 inches; height 8 inches

Discussion:

This brass alidade has folding sights that are centered on its beveled edge. The United States Bureau of Education transferred it to the Smithsonian in 1910.

Further Information:

Alidade
Lutz

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