E. Howard & Co. No 67 Astronomical Regulator
late 19th century
walnut case with burl walnut highlights and a pediment crest with an elaborately carved bull's head, 8-day astronomical movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power and single jar mercurial pendulum
97 1/2 x 36 x 24 inches

  • American Tobacco Company, Boardroom, 245 Park Avenue, New York, NY.
    Removed in 1986 and moved to 1700 East Putnam Avenue, East Greenwich, Connecticut, where American Brands was located (American Brands was the parent company to the American Tobacco Company).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1999 when the company moved to Chicago. The present owner was a board member of the American Tobacco Company.
  • Condition:
  • Very good overall condition, retains the original finish and original painted dial, missing lower bracket, functions properly (2-hour test).

    The absence of a condition report does not imply there are no condition issues with the lot. Please inquire for a detailed condition report.

Accepted Forms of Payment:

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer


Shipping for Jewelry, Watches & Coins: Fontaine's is able to provide in-house shipping (see details below*).

Shipping for All Other Items: Please use our list of recommended shippers - You have the option of working with any shipper of your choice. All shipping arrangements should be made directly with the shipper. Please provide the shipper with your name, auction name/date and the lot number of the item(s). Payment for shipping is due directly to the shipper. Fontaine's does not recommend any shipper over another and assumes no responsibility for error or omission by any third-party agent. Fontaine's must receive payment for your purchase and a confirmation for release before we can release your property to the shipper of your choice.

*If you would like in-house shipping for jewelry, watches and coins, do not pay your invoice yet. Please email us at [email protected] and we will send you an updated invoice. Once payment has cleared, we will process your order. Please allow a handling time of up to 4 business days.

April 1, 2023 11:00 AM EDT
Pittsfield, MA, US

Fontaine's Auction Gallery

You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 25% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

View full terms and conditions

Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $249 $25
$250 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $2,999 $200
$3,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $24,999 $1,000
$25,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $149,999 $5,000
$150,000 + $10,000