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Did you know the first six instruments made by C.L. Berger did not have serial numbers (4 transits, a dumpy level and a wye level) and Berger's first two instruments he made were a No. II Transit and a Dumpy Level

for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (known today as MIT).

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    i ran across a CL Berger catalog from 1949 and thought of this discussion.. interesting tip!

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