"B. Pike & Son. N. York" and "Warranted"
length 14.625 inches; needle 6 inches
B. Pike & Son were in business during the years 1831-1841 and 1843-1849. In 1856,
Benjamin Pike Jr. advertised an instrument of this sort, with a 6-inch needle and level vials on
each arm, for $28 and $32.