Lot 150: E. Howard No. 61 Floor Regulator
January 21, 2017
Pittsfield, MA, USALive Auction
Description: E. Howard No. 61 Floor Regulator. Original 14 in. painted metal 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 with Graham deadbeat escapement, retaining power, original brass covered side weight and solid brass pulley; 4 steel jar mercurial pendulum with long steel rod numbered “819-3451”. In a carved walnut case with 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 base with inset & raised burled panels. In excellent condition and enhanced original finish. Clock was oiled Dec. 1957, Jun. 1950 and May 1945 as noted on labels inside of the case, 2 of the labels are signed E.O. Stennes. 96 in. high x 30 in. wide x 13.5 in. deep.
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