AUCTION : 1019

Lots 700 - 718: E. Howard & Co. Clocks including a No. 0 Tower Clock

Lot#: 700

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., a good "No. 0" tower or street clock, the shaped, green painted iron plates with black and orange striping, five wheel train with Graham dead beat escapement, bronze pinions and Harrison's maintaining power, wooden pendulum rod with cast iron disc pendulum, three cylindrical cast iron weights, serial #2235
CONDITION: original paint with minor losses, dirty, now with steel cable and non compounded weight suspension, one screw missing that fastens the rating assembly to the bottom of the pendulum rod, rod with minor dings and scratches, pendulum good, weights good
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $4000
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 16in x 9in x 6.75in

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Lot#: 701

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass, "No. 75" wall clock with a weight driven 8 day timepiece movement in an oak case.
CONDITION: The case is in excellent condition with a wonderful original finish. The signed original painted dial is in very good condition with paint loss only at the mounting holes and a scratch on the lower right side of the dial which has been in-painted. The hands are original. The movement is signed. The baffle board may be a replacement. The pendulum tie down is original. The door tablet is original with some loss that has been addressed. The upper door glass is original.
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $4000
CIRCA: 1889
DIMENSIONS: 34in x 15.25in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 702

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 58", 8 day, weight driven regulated by a pendulum brass movement wall timepiece.
CONDITION: Cherry case in an old finish in nice condition has a small damaged spot at the bottom of the door and some small dings on the right side case edge. Original painted dial has minor chips at the winding arbor and a small chip in the center area. Original hands and pendulum. The silver leaf rod has some loss. The damascened pendulum bob is very nice. Original pendulum tie down. Movement is signed. The weight is stamped "2". This is a scarce model and the largest of the "58" series produced by Howard. It is similar to the No. 72 Regulator, except has no second's bit and a case one inch shorter.
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3500
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 64in x 18in x 7.75in

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Lot#: 703

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 72 Regulator", 8 day, weight regulated by a pendulum brass movement wall timepiece.
CONDITION: Partially refinished cherry case has some remains of the original finish. Three of the four top finials are replacements. The top left and bottom right block with the turned rings are replacements. Original painted dial has age darkened with some inpainting at the winding hole and the center area. Original hands have some light surface rust. Nickel plated bob has some light surface scratches. Original signed movement is stamped "1".
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3500
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 63.5in x 18in x 7.75in

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Lot#: 704

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co. Boston, Mass., "No. 75 Regulator" wall clock, 8 days, time only, weight driven movement in a mahogany case with reverse painted tablet and painted metal dial.
CONDITION: The case is in very good condition with some original finish. There are some abrasive marks of the left and right fronts of the door frame. The base to the clock is probably a replacement due to a runaway weight as it does not show the same age as the adjacent wood and has nails on the side of the case to hold the base in place. The original painted dial is in good condition with minor flaking in several areas and around the mounting holes. The dial signature has been enhanced. The hands are original. The upper door glass is original. The lower door tablet is original with some restoration. The No. 70 movement is signed. The weight baffle is replaced. The damaskeen design on the pendulum bob shows significant wear. The original cast iron weight is marked "70".
ESTIMATE: $2500 - $3500
CIRCA: 1889
DIMENSIONS: 33.5in x 15.5in x 5in

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Lot#: 705

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co, Boston, Mass., "No. 11 Regulator", or "Keyhole", 8 day, weight driven regulated by a pendulum brass movement wall timepiece. Case is stamped: "4".
CONDITION: Rosewood grained cherry case in nice condition in original finish. Original painted dial has some discoloration on the outer edge and minor loss at the mounting screws. Original hands. Original tablet. There has been a repair on the case bottom that was most likely caused by a falling weight. Movement is signed.
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
CIRCA: 1874
DIMENSIONS: 32in x 13.5in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 706

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 69" style marine timepiece, 8 day, time only, spring driven lever movement with Roman numeral brass dial, blued steel moon hands, signed nickel damascened movement marked E. Howard & Co. Boston 18. Dial has serial # 248054 marked American Steam Gauge Co. Boston.
CONDITION: The dial retains its silver, however some has rubbed off due to cleaning. Movement is in nice condition and ticks.Brass case is tarnished and spotted with age.
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $1800
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 20in x 18.5in x 7.25in

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Lot#: 707

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 89 Hanging Program Clock", the oak case with simple molded top and base, full length door with arched aperture and beveled glass, master clock with roman numeral white painted dial with blued steel hands, nickel plate movement with Graham dead beat escapement and electric remontoire, seconds beating pendulum with wooden rod and brass clad bob, nickel cased program clock and battery gauge, and two original program tapes.
CONDITION: in an original alligatored finish, case with minor bumps and dings, bottom with dent, minor losses, and small repair, door now with knob over lock keyhole, dial replaced, hands good, movement good, ticking, pendulum rod good, bob tarnished, beat scale with significant losses to silver, tape drive movement complete, condition of circuitry unknown, program clock bezel lacking screws, battery gauge dial with minor discoloration, tapes good
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1600
CIRCA: 1915
DIMENSIONS: 59.75in x 26.25in x 11.25in

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Lot#: 708

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 89 Hanging Master Clock", the cherry case with simple molded top and base, full length glazed door with arched aperture, roman numeral white painted dial with blued steel hands, nickel plate movement with Graham dead beat escapement and electric remontoire, the seconds arbor with attachment which closes a circuit every thirty seconds, mercury pendulum with two steel jars, and with solenoid, circuit break switch, and provision to send signals manually
CONDITION: case refinished, with minor bumps and dings, case bottom with scratches and abrasion, small filler piece missing at lower left side, dial repainted, hands good, movement dirty, ticks, escape wheel drops onto entry pallet impulse plane, pendulum rod with rust, brass components with tarnish, beat scale with tarnish, condition of circuitry unknown
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500

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Lot#: 709

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., a small wood cased marble dial gallery clock, mahogany tambour style case with convex turned bezel, carved scrolls following the case profile, and top with scroll and acanthus carved ornament, 11 1/2 inch roman numeral white marble dial with blued steel spade hands, and 8 day weight driven timepiece movement with damascened brass pendulum
CONDITION: case in an old darkened finish, with numerous bumps and dings, top carving with minor loss at left, bezel with a few minor dents, case also with white paint due to careless painter, case bottom with breaks from falling weight, dial dirty and with a few minor edge chips, signature and numerals with touch ups, one dial screw missing, hands with oxide, movement dirty, will tick, pendulum bob with tarnish, weight missing
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 21in x 48in x 5in

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Lot#: 710

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., 8 day, weight regulated by a pendulum brass movement wall timepiece. This timepiece may be a special order case as we did not find this model in the catalog.
CONDITION: Mahogany case in nice condition in an old finish. There is a piece of wood that has been cut off on the right side of the dial mask.The original painted dial has some loss at the winding arbor, in the center and at the seconds bit. Original hands. Original gilt pendulum rod and pendulum. The pendulum has a small ding at the top edge. Movement is signed. The lead weight with a brass face looks to be a replacement. Replaced weight pulley.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 63in x 20.5in x 8.25in

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Lot#: 711

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., slave clock case only.
CONDITION: Carved and gilt case has some damage to the wing tips, the beak and a small section of the beaded chain on the left side is missing. The case may have had a bottom bracket originally. Original carved wood dial in nice condition for its age with some minor stains. The case now has a quartz movement.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 26.5in x 23in x 4in

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Lot#: 712

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 17" marble dial hanging gallery clock, 8 day, weight driven regulated by a pendulum brass movement
CONDITION: The white marble front with some light gray veining is in nice condition has a small chip on the lower left side. There is wear and loss to the numbers on the face. Original hands and pendulum. Movement is signed and stamped "24 3/4". Case is stamped "6190".
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1874
DIMENSIONS: 42in x 24in x 5in

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Lot#: 713

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 123A" Gallery clock with a spring driven 8 day lever timepiece movement in a cherry case.
CONDITION: The case is in very nice condition with original finish. The original painted dial is in good condition with very minor loss at the winding arbor and the S/F adjustment. The hands are original. The door glass is original. The quality movement is nickel plated, nicely damaskeened, signed and shows the number "2180".
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 16in x 16in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 714

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 28", 8 day, weight driven regulated by a pendulum brass movement marble front wall timepiece.
CONDITION: Marble front case in nice condition has some loss to the red minute markers. Weight baffle is missing. Original hands and pendulum. Original tablet has some background loss.
ESTIMATE: $700 - $1100
CIRCA: 1874
DIMENSIONS: 27.5in x 14.5in x 4in

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Lot#: 715

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No 20. Marble", 8 day, weight brass movement 24" painted dial marble front and wood case wall timepiece.
CONDITION: The thick marble is in fine condition and the painted wood box behind has some slight separation at couple of the corner blocks. The dial numerals, etc., are repainted. The pendulum is secured inside the case and the marble dial must be removed to attach the weight and pendulum. Movement is signed. This is a heavy clock and fragile; please keep that in mind if shipping is needed.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
CIRCA: 1923
DIMENSIONS: 28in x 28in x 4.5in

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Lot#: 716

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 21", 8 day, weight driven regulated by a pendulum brass movement round marble dial gallery timepiece.
CONDITION: White marble dial has some wear to some of the 5 minute markers and a couple of the roman numerals. Pendulum bob looks replaced. Original hands. Movement is signed. Case is stamped "24".
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
CIRCA: 1923
DIMENSIONS: 24in x 24in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 717

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., "No. 69", 8 day, 8 1/2 in dial, spring driven brass lever movement boat or ward room marine timepiece.
CONDITION: Polished copper finish cast brass case in nice condition has a couple small dings on the bezel. Nicely later made mahogany base. Original silvered dial has a slightly yellow look most likely from the aging of the lacquer finish. Signed dial has "USMC" and "Starr Brass Mfg. Co., Boston". The hands look to be original, but are not the same design shown in the catalog. Signed movement is ticking.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 13.75in x 14.5in x 5.25in

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Lot#: 718

DESCRIPTION: Howard & Davis, Boston, Mass., 8 day, weight driven regulated by a pendulum brass movement marble dial wall timepiece.
CONDITION: Marble front has restoration to the numbers. Original tablet has some loss to the background. Original hands. Someone has painted the inside of the case with silver paint. Part of the bottom of the case behind the marble front looks to be missing.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1500
CIRCA: 1855
DIMENSIONS: 33.25in x 20in x 4.5in

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