USN Theodolite Scope
1930 Type Aero - USN No. 27-42 stamped on top "Technicolor Motion Picture Corp., Hollywood, CA" w/ original wooden crate w/ leather carrying strap. Crate also has a brass plate that reads, "Technicolor Motion Picture Corp., Hollywood, CA #27". The scope is intact & seems complete. It is permanently mounted on a wood base that matches the carrying case.
It also has a repair tag from 1952 is marked "WB Form 080. Instrument Theodolite No. 27. From (station): Binghampton, NY. Defects: need of minor repairs. Reported (date) 10/1/52. Signed by Gean Di Lauro(?). Title: Meteorologist in Charge. Use on defective instruments only."
It swivels & tilts to all positions. Lenses seem good. Levelig bubbles are accurate. Wheel at the top is about 13 inches high.