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E. Howard & Co. No. 22 Mahogany Astronomical Regulator

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3364TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 06, 2020 12:00PM


E. Howard & Co. No. 22 Mahogany Astronomical Regulator, Boston, mahogany "drum head" case with glazed dial door hinged at 3 o'clock, 16-in. paper astronomical dial glued to glass support marked "E. Howard Co./Boston, Mass," three blued-steel hands, eight-day movement with brass dust covers, scraped plates, outboard winding drum, Geneva stop, engraved escapement bridge, jeweled pallet, escape wheel pivots and deadbeat pallets, scrolled and pierced silvered beat scale, regulated by a four-jar mercury temperature-compensated pendulum stamped "2817/11," and powered by a single brass-cased weight, gothic-style waist door and side lites, with inset lower case panel, ht. 105 in.

Provenance: Norfolk Southern Railway.
Estimate $40,000-60,000

blocking for drum head off case but present, case refinished,

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