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Howard & Davis No. 4 Regulator

Auction:
2802T
Lot:
1107
Sold for:
$584$475

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2802T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 21, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Howard & Davis No. 4 Regulator, Boston, c. 1850, with rosewood grain-painted cherry case, black, and gold reverse-painted glasses in throat and lower door, painted iron Roman numeral dial marked Howard & Davis, Boston, weight-powered, eight-day, time-only movement marked as the dial, with cast iron weight with a line of four dashes cast into the front and a brass-faced pendulum bob, ht. 32 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Dial has been repainted. Wooden bezel has a split, bottom board broken out repaired.


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