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E. Howard & Co. No. 81 Oak Tall Clock

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
491
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

E. Howard & Co. No. 81 Oak Tall Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1890, the fret top over the plain freestanding hood columns flanking the glazed dial door and 13-in. composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, name boss marked E. Howard & Co., Boston, seconds dial, circle decorated center, cast brass spandrels and moon's age in the arch, beveled glass waist door flanked by quarter-columns over a paneled base on pad feet, pendulum tie-down and brass plaque stating Made by The E. Howard Watch & Clock Company/383 Washington St. Boston/41 Maiden Lane N.Y./34 Washington Street Chicago, eight-day, hour-striking movement with dead-beat escapement, maintaining power, brass pendulum, and two brass-cased weights, ht. 8 ft. 2 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

No significant repairs or replacements. Original hands, pulleys, weights, pendulum, key, etc.


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.

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