P.O. Box 405 Sumneytown, PA 18084 , United States Call Seller 610.269.0427


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

$ 8,200
  • 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.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: United States, Pennsylvania
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Brass, glass
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1796-98
    Styles / Movements: Classical, Americana, Federal
    Incollect Reference #: 379568
  • Dimensions
    D. 14 in; Diam. 6.25 in;
    D. 35.56 cm; Diam. 15.88 cm;
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