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E. Howard No. 70 Kosmic Wall Regulator Clock. Extremely Rare E. Howard No. 70 “Kosmic” Wall Regulator. 1 of only 6 known examples. Original 12 in. painted metal dial signed “Kosmic, E. Howard & Co., Boston – Pat. June 9th, 85” has a black lined chapter ring and 12 cutout apertures; the apertures expose original revolving hour wood blocks with black painted Roman hour numerals 1-12 alternating with Arabic hour numbers 13-24 thus creating a 24 hour dial. As the hour hand passes each block, a spindle on the center post contacts a spindle on the numeral arbor and rolls the block over to the next 12 sequence, blocks are mounted on a cast brass frame behind the dial. Has a brass 8 day weight driven time only No. 70 movement signed “E. Howard & Co., Boston”, anchor escapement, solid brass pulley, lead weight, ebonized wood pendulum stick with brass covered bob and brass lockdown hardware mounted on the wood weight baffle. In a walnut No. 70 wall hanging case with flanged door bezel, cut corbels and lower drop section with red, black and gold leaf reverse painted tablet. In excellent condition, dial has minor flaking around the dial screws, wood blocks are in excellent condition and appear all original, original tablet, case in a beautiful original finish, has a 1.5 in. running hairline in the upper dial glass. 31.5 in. high x 15.5 in. wide x 6 in. deep. Weight: 29.25 lbs. Accompanied by copy of the Kosmic Patent of 1885

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