This small brass PENDULUM TELEMETER measures 3 3/4" at widest point and dates to Circa 1900....it is in very good condition as per pictures. The original meaning of 'telemeter' was a device used to measure distances to remote objects, that is, a rangefinder. Originally optical devices used in surveying, they soon found military applications in range finding, especially naval gunnery.1860-c 1953, camera manufacturer, London
Adams & Company was founded around 1860, by Benjamin Foulkes Winks and became a limited company in 1922; Adams became part of Aeronautical & General Instruments Limited (AGI) around 1953. Various shops in central London.
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