Lot 96: E. Howard & Co. No. 60 Wall Regulator.
May 17, 2014
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: E. Howard & Co. No. 60 Wall Regulator. 14 in. silvered dial signed "E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass." has incised Roman hour numerals, Arabic 5 minute markers outside, 3.5 in. sub seconds dial, original pierced diamond hands, walnut bezel; quality brass weight driven time only movement signed "E. Howard & Co. Boston" has Graham deadbeat escapement with jeweled pallets, retaining power, original brass side weight and brass pulleys; 4 steel jar mercurial pendulum with long steel rod, numbered 275-3552. In a carved walnut case with broken pediment crest, turned finial with filigree embellishments, raised panels, scroll carvings and shells on the corners, carving with rosettes on either side of the door and teardrop finials at the base. Case is excellent original finish, original silvered dial lacks the wax in the incising. Height, 80 in.