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Instruments of Science & Technology / A JOHN BENNETT BRASS CIRCUMFERENTOR IN CASE, ENGLISH, CIRCA 1750,
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There are two Scientific Instrument makers recorded with the name John Bennett operating in the mid-18th century. There is surprisingly little information on either maker, but one is known to have worked at the Globe in Crown Court, between St Ann's Soho & Golden Square, London. This Bennett is a likely candidate for producing the present instrument, as he was recorded as specialising in 'mathematical, philosophical and optical instruments'.