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A surveyor's compass by Benjamin Rittenhouse and William Lukens Potts

Documentation Signed
Origin United States, Pennsylvania
Period 18th Century
Materials Brass, glass
Dimensions
D. 14 in; Diam. 6.25 in;
D. 35.56 cm; Diam. 15.88 cm;
Condition Good.
Creation Date 1796-98
Description Engraved on the dial "Rittenhouse and Potts," for Benjamin Rittenhouse and William Lukens Potts, who were only in partnership from 1796–98.

Excellent overall condition, retaining its original tripod support and lid. Veins were expertly replaced by Jeffrey Locke.
Styles / Movements Americana, Classical, Federal
Incollect Reference Number 379568
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