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A. Howard No. 5 Regulator

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
517
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

A. Howard No. 5 Regulator, Boston, c. 1861, the grain-painted cherry case with black and gilt reverse-painted glasses, 7-in. printed paper on zinc dial marked E. Howard & Co., Boston, eight-day weight-powered movement stamped A Howard, Boston, all powered by an iron weight, ht. 29 in.

Note: When the company was formed on March 24, 1861, Albert Howard was elected president and Edward Howard treasurer.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Original glasses have been re-blacked.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

E. Howard & Co., Albert Howard, president, treasurer