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Benjamin Pike (USA)

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Benjamin Pike Sr. (born in England, 1777, died in New York City in 1863), and Benjamin Pike Jr. (1809-1864) were scientific instrument makers in New York City. Benjamin Jr. established Benjamin Pike & Son and Benjamin Pike & Sons as instrument makers, the latter business continuing until 1867.

For much more information, see 'The Makers of Surveying Instruments in America since 1700'[1]

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  1. [1] 'The Makers of Surveying Instruments in America since 1700' by Charles E. Smart, New York, 1962