E. Howard & Co. No. 43 Astronomical Floor Regulator. Original 14 in. painted metal dial signed "E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass" has a sweep minute hand with 5 minute hour numbers, 4 in. sub seconds dial over a 4 in. sub hour dial. Brass 8 day weight driven time only movement signed "E. Howard & Co., Boston" has a deadbeat escapement, Geneva stop, solid brass pulley, brass covered weight and long steel pendulum rod with original 4 cut glass jar mercurial pendulum, with beat adjustment at the bottom, and has a silvered beat indicator on a pierced decorated riser; pendulum is reference numbered "107". In a carved walnut case with seashell on the arched crest over a pediment carved maiden's head with a sash and scroll carved ends; has hanging corbels at the top and at the rear of the base, burled walnut panels, gilt incised highlights and fancy decorated inset panel in the base. Beautifully refinished case in excellent condition, movement is running; dial has some paint touch-up around screw holes, 2 pendulum jars repaired, original mercurial weight numbers “2931-18” have been partially defaced and re-calculated with updated weight reference numbers “9 P - 15 Oz”. 105.5" high x 36" wide x 16.5" deep.

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