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Dating Cooke, Troughton & Simms brochures

Dear list members, recently I acquired several Cooke, Troughton & Simms geodetic instruments brochures, some including their price lists. Most of them are
Nicolàs de Hilster
Jul 30, 2014
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Two spaces left for 18th Century Surveying, Cartography, and Enginee

7th Annual 18th Century Surveying, Cartography, and Engineering School of Instruction February 28-March 2, 2014 Cacapon Resort State Park Berkeley Springs, WV
W. Scott Smith
Feb 14, 2014
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WTB: repro surveying equipment

I wanted to get the word out that I'm looking for equipment to give demonstrations at my museum in Gainesville, GA. It looks like we've begun trying to aquire
gpkyle@...
Jan 12, 2014
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Re: Ames Instrument Co - Out of business?

Gregg, Thank you for the follow up. Good to know they are still in business. Also it is good to hear that Marck is well enough to still be working. Also for
Michael J. Foley, PLS
Sep 7, 2013
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Re: Ames Instrument Co - Out of business?

Hello Michael, I called and emailed Marck at Ames for the past few days. Marck returned my calls this morning. He is still doing work on my order. He has had
gregg_hansen
Sep 6, 2013
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Re: Ames Instrument Co - Out of business?

I tried to log on to the Ames Instrument Co. website this morning and found that their website url is up for sale. Does anyone know if they are still in
Michael J. Foley, PLS
Sep 1, 2013
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Wing Chain

I have added a picture of the Wing Chain. Tim
alidade2
Sep 1, 2013
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Re: Wing Half Chain

I have seen just one or two period references to chains being made of brass, but other than that, the only ones I have seen in person are Milton Denny's
W. Scott Smith
Aug 27, 2013
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Wing Half Chain

The half Wing Chain I own is made of brass. I have heard of chains made of brass this is the first one I have seen. I believe what Scott has said about it
alidade2
Aug 27, 2013
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Re: Wing Chain

Ron said what I was going to. I have heard of the chain developed by Mr. Wing (of Heath & Wing, London, I think) being referred to as the "Pennsylvania Chain"
W. Scott Smith
Aug 27, 2013
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Re: Wing Chain

Thank you for posting this. I haven't run into this before and learned something. I guess I'm hung up on the standard 100 link chain, but 2 links as 1/10 of
ronbo717
Aug 27, 2013
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Wing Chain

I own a half Wing Chain 33 feet, 40 links. I have heard them called an Ellicott chain. I can find no information on this. Anyone with information would be
alidade2
Aug 27, 2013
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http://biurotech.eu/cock/ttt.php [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
Cherie Crookston
Jun 5, 2013
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Re: Repoduction Compass case-box

Scott, Thank you for your response. I am familiar with Ames Instrument Company had already sent them a separate inquiry. I understand what you are telling me
Michael J. Foley, PLS
May 7, 2013
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Re: Repoduction Compass case-box

Michael, While their cases, etc. are not typically appropriate for the 18th century, Ames Instrument Company does make many items that should work for late
W. Scott Smith
May 7, 2013
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