Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
- Date / Time :
- October 27, 2017 10:00AM
Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, 5 3/4-in. engraved silver dial with eight-point rose, and fleur-de-lis representing north, raised central boss reading as above, blued-steel needle, and outer ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, single vial, vernier, and screw-mount sights, lg. 13 1/2 in.
Note: A Rittenhouse & Potts plain compass is in the collection of the Winterthur museum.
Vanes signed J.Lock 2013
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