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E. Howard No. 7 Figure Eight Regulator

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
523
Sold for:
$28,290$23,000

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

Description:

E. Howard No. 7 Figure Eight Regulator, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1875, walnut case with carved cresting, full-length glazed door with printed Directions for Putting up the Clock...E. Howard & Co./Boston opening to the 12-in. painted Roman numeral dial signed E. Howard & Co. /Boston in shadow block lettering, blued steel diamond hands, black, gold, and maroon tablets with apertures to reveal the gilded pendulum rod and damascened pendulum bob, eight-day rectangular timepiece movement stamped E. Howard & Co./Boston with recoil escapement, and cast iron weight, ht. 50 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Lacking pendulum tie-down, dial original and undisturbed including signature, movement is mounted on the original walnut block, weight cast with "2" although no evidence of association.


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., Massachusetts, steel diamond hands