Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments
Howard & Davis No. 4 Regulator, Boston, c. 1850, rosewood grain-painted cherry case, 8-in. paper on zinc dial marked "Howard & Davis, Boston," half-round moldings enclose the reverse-painted black and gold glasses, eight-day time-only movement marked as the dial, powered by a cast iron weight and regulated by a pendulum with wood rod and brass-faced bob, ht. 32 in.
Original dial with relined numerals. Bezel crack.
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