A patent print poster of a Surveyor's Transit invented by J. A. Brown. The patent was issued by the United States Patent Office on October 6, 1891.

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Reply by Billy Brooks on September 18, 2017 at 1:00am

"In the year 1831, the first Transit was made by William J. Young."  It was graduated to read by vernier to 3 minutes, it being in early days a favorite idea of inventor that graduations of 3 minutes could be easily read to one minute, and was less perplexing to use.

It's good to go with yours. Hope everyone enjoys.

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