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It is a very nice tripod that has recently been spray painted green (restored). It is interesting in that both the tripod and cradle appear to be marked "MA" Australian but the feet of the tripod look to be British without the common cutouts. Azimuth dial looks like a late replacement model. Best part of it appears to be the original tripod boxes.
 

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I noticed the RT (Randwick Tramway) manufacturer which is Australian. I suspect the tripod traveled as a surplus item to Europe. It's unclear to me if the cross heads and legs were maintained in service as serial numbered pairs. I know that at the end of the surplus chain that the cross heads and legs were separated and mixed. I've often wondered what happened to all of the tripod boxes.
 
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