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James Moore Preston (British, 1873-1962)    Birthplace of David Rittenhouse

James Moore Preston (British, 1873-1962) Birthplace of David Rittenhouse

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1555
Sold for:
$135$110

James Moore Preston (British, 1873-1962) Birthplace of David Rittenhouse. Signed l.r., titled on the reverse. Watercolor on paper, 15 x 21 1/2 in., framed. Property from the Estate of A. More ...

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 ...

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass, c. 1800, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 7-in. silvered dial engraved with a fleur-de-lis representing north, raised brass center boss engraved "John Heilig. 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 ...

Rittenhouse & Potts Vernier Compass

Rittenhouse & Potts Vernier Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
657
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Rittenhouse & Potts Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, 5 1/4-in. engraved silver dial with eight-point rose and fleur-de-lis representing north, raised central More ...

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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, More ...

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
264
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, 5 1/4-in. engraved silver dial with eight-point rose, and fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers

Auction:
3058T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 18, 2017
Lot:
1056
Sold for:
$185$150

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers, Memoirs of the life of David Rittenhouse, William Barton, 1813; The Meteoritic Hypothesis ,Studies in Spectrum Analysis, J. Norman Lockyer, 1894; Other More ...

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1414
Unsold
 

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers, Memoirs of the life of David Rittenhouse, William Barton, 1813; The Meteoritic Hypothesis ,Studies in Spectrum Analysis, J. Norman Lockyer, 1894; Other More ...

Rittenhouse Rye 25 Years Old, 1 750ml bottle (ot)

Rittenhouse Rye 25 Years Old, 1 750ml bottle (ot)

Auction:
2984T
Auction:
Fine Wines - Feb 23, 2017
Lot:
1667
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Rittenhouse Rye 25 Years Old Kentucky official bottling, barrel #15, bottle #124, 50% 1 750ml bottle (ot) More ...

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers

Auction:
2981T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1660
Unsold
 

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers, Memoirs of the life of David Rittenhouse, William Barton, 1813; The Meteoritic Hypothesis ,Studies in Spectrum Analysis, J. Norman Lockyer, 1894; Other 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 ...

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

John Heilig Brass Surveyor's Compass, c. 1800, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 6 1/2-in. silvered dial engraved with a fleur-de-lis representing north, raised center reading John Heilig Germantown, outer More ...

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers

Auction:
2802T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 21, 2015
Lot:
1151
Unsold
 

Six Titles on the Sciences and Astronomers, Memoirs of the life of David Rittenhouse, William Barton, 1813; The Meteoritic Hypothesis ,Studies in Spectrum Analysis, J. Norman Lockyer, 1894; Other More ...

(Revolutionary War), Paine, Thomas (1738-1807) and   Rittenhouse, David (1732-1796)

(Revolutionary War), Paine, Thomas (1738-1807) and Rittenhouse, David (1732-1796)

Auction:
2483
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2009
Lot:
172
Sold for:
$15,405$13,000

(Revolutionary War), Paine, Thomas (1738-1807) and Rittenhouse, David (1732-1796), Manuscript document signed, February 12, 1780, one page, issued from John Bayard as the Speaker of the Assembly to More ...

Volume of Practical Arithmetic

Volume of Practical Arithmetic

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$59$50

Volume of Practical Arithmetic with Rittenhouse Inscription, compiled by Stephen Pike, Philadelphia, 1820, flyleaf with pen inscription John Rittenhouse, December 9th 1828, (foxing defects). More ...

Framed Watercolor Depicting a Delaware River Boathouse

Framed Watercolor Depicting a Delaware River Boathouse

Auction:
2328
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 24, 2006
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$12$10

Framed Watercolor Depicting a Delaware River Boathouse, with affixed label "Exhibitor Rittenhouse Sq. Clothesline Exhibit." 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 ...

Stereo Travel Co. Views of United States

Stereo Travel Co. Views of United States

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
310
Sold for:
$558$475

Stereo Travel Co. Views of United States, Corona, New York City, copyright 1909, complete boxed set of one hundred cards, including Manhattan, Coney Island, Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, Mt. More ...

Rare Colonial Brass Theodolite

Rare Colonial Brass Theodolite

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
1364
Sold for:
$8,813$7,500

Rare Colonial Brass Theodolite, with 5 1/2-inch diameter unengraved silvered dial, steel needle with pierced N and S directionals, cross-strut with bezel and wingnut holding a rotating brass More ...

David Rittenhouse Inlaid Oak Tall Case Clock

David Rittenhouse Inlaid Oak Tall Case Clock

Auction:
2273
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 14, 2005
Lot:
913
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

David Rittenhouse Inlaid Oak Tall Case Clock, Philadelphia, with brass weight-driven movement. More ...

Rare 4-inch Astronomical Refracting Telescope by William Gardam & Sons

Rare 4-inch Astronomical Refracting Telescope by William Gardam & Sons

Auction:
2248
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Sep 11, 2004
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$3,290$2,800

Rare 4-inch Astronomical Refracting Telescope by William Gardam & Sons, New York, the 53-inch laquered-brass body-tube with rack-and-pinion focusing eyepiece, three eyepiece extension tubes, 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 ...