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E. Howard & Co. Astronomical Regulator No. 46. 16 in. reverse painted glass astronomical dial with Arabic 5 minute numbers on the chapter ring, sub hour dial with Roman numerals and sub seconds dial with walnut bezel, signed E. Howard & Co. Boston, Mass, has some dial flaking to the white background. High quality, 8 day, brass, weight driven time only movement signed E. Howard & Co. Boston, Graham deadbeat escapement with jeweled pallets, isochronous beat adjustment on the top of the verge, retaining power. The clock has solid brass pulleys, top quality brass weight and four jar mercurial pendulum, numbered 361 - 3898 - 16; silvered beat indicator applied to wood supports. Walnut case with carved crest, arched center with figural pediment bust of a woman, pierced carved side pieces and carved finials, pierced carved corbel supports under the cornice top, walnut burl & rosettes throughout the body; the large base has burled panels with bordering trim and a central carved fox head. Case is numbered above the movement 8 - 1888. In very good condition, movement is clean and running, case has a excellent original finish. 126 in. high x 41 in. wide x 16 in. deep.

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November 17, 2012 10:00 AM EST
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