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Rare E. Howard Tower Clock Factory Records Collection. This is a compilation of 2 collections including R.S. Stevens of Lake Forest, Illinois and Ward Francillon of Mountain View, California. Includes: 1) Hardcover ledger of “Patterns, dial sizes, etc.” at American Tool and Machine Co., Hyde Park, MA; approx. 240 pages recording various tower clock parts at this location, front cover is marked “The Only Copy, Do Not Mutilate”, measures 10.25 in. high x 8 in. wide. 2) Approx. 16 typed pages listing of E. Howard tower clock installations, approx. 20 clocks per page arranged by City, Location, Kind, Model, Dials and Dates; 6 pages for New Hampshire, 4 pages for Connecticut, and a page for Maine. 3) Approx. 135 postcards and pieces of ephemera showing E. Howard clock tower installations across the country, many of which no longer exist; very rare. 4) Vintage photo album (plus loose photos) with photographs of E. Howard tower clocks, street clocks, Westminster peal used in connection with the tower clock for the gym building at Washburn College, Topeka, KS, tower clock at the Union Depot Seattle, Washington, photo of a boat towing the destroyed Union Depot clock (likely caused by hurricane) and various others. 5) Original E. Howard Clock Co. “Tower and Street Clocks” catalog cover. 6) Blueprint for E. Howard tower clock bell hammer. 7) Framed E. Howard Clock Co., Boston, Mass tower clock instructions sheet used in a tower clock installation; frame measures 15 in. high x 12.5 in. wide.

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