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



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.

 



Dealer Philip Bradley Antiques
Date: 1796-98
Origin Worcester Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Artist/Maker
Measurements Diam. 6 1/4 (dial), L. 14 inches
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website https://www.incollect.com/professionals/dealers/philip-bradley-antiques
Price $8,200
Contact Philip Bradley, 610-269-0427 or  bradleyantiques@gmail.com

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