E. Howard No. 25 Drum Head Astronomical Regulator – LOT 105 Estimate: $60000 – $80000
Antique Clock Auction, November 23rd 2013 – E. Howard No. 25 Drum Head Astronomical Regulator
E. Howard No. 25 Drum Head Astronomical Regulator 14 in. silvered bronze astronomical dial has black incised 5 minute numbers on the chapter ring with 4.5 in. sub hour dial over a 4.5 in. sub seconds dial which has an open center exposing the escapement, dial is signed E. Howard & Co. Makers, Boston. Has a quality brass, 90 day, weight driven time only astronomical movement with deadbeat escapement having jeweled pallets, maintaining power and dust covers encasing the movement; has exposed barrels in the back of the movement from which the 2 flat iron weights hang behind the backboard of the clock on solid brass pulleys, 4 glass jar mercury pendulum has a silvered rod with gilt bronze acorn finials. In a carved walnut No. 25 case with round “drum head” top, arched front door with original glass exposing the pendulum and beat indicator and inset panels in the base. In excellent condition and original finish. 75 in. high x 18 in. wide x 12 in. deep.
Estimate: $60000 – $80000
November 23rd, 2013 Antique Clock Auction
Date(s) Saturday, November 23rd
Preview: Friday 10-5, Saturday 8-11
Auction: Saturday, November 23rd at 11AM
Checkout: Saturday, November 23rd at 4PM
Location: 1485 West Housatonic Street, Route 20. Pittsfield, MA
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