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Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
370
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, c. 1786, 6-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, eight-point floral engraved rose reading "Benjamin Rittenhouse/Fecit 1786," with More ...

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams, 18th century, 7-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Fecit for Tho's Williams. More ...

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Benjamin, Rittenhouse/Philadelphia, CouY," engraved More ...

Benjamin Rittenhouse Vernier Compass

Benjamin Rittenhouse Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
242
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Benjamin Rittenhouse Vernier Compass, made for John DeWitt, c. 1792, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial engraved "B. Rittenhouse/Pennsylvania," fully engraved eight-point rose More ...

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass, Somerset, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silver dial marked "Made By Lewis Michael/Somerset, PA.," More ...

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Check for £750, Salary as President of Pennsylvania, 25 April 1788.

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Check for £750, Salary as President of Pennsylvania, 25 April 1788.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Check for £750, Salary as President of Pennsylvania, 25 April 1788. Single leaf inscribed on both sides. The pay order issued in council for Franklin's salary More ...

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$19,975$17,000

Important Brass Surveyor's Compass by David Rittenhouse, with 5 1/4-inch silvered dial signed in riband around central rosette David Rittenhouse, Philad.*, eight-point rose with hatched and More ...

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790)

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790)

Auction:
2218
Auction:
Sale #2218 - Nov 02, 2003
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790), Manuscript Document Signed, October 4th, 1787, as President of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, one page, 8vo, to David Rittenhouse as Treasurer, More ...