E. Howard & Company No. 5 Regulator, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1870, the rosewood grain-painted case with painted zinc Roman numeral dial signed E. Howard & Co./Boston, half-round moldings frame the black, gold, and maroon reverse-painted glasses, eight-day timepiece movement stamped E. Howard & Co./Boston powered by an iron weight and regulated by a damascened pendulum, ht. 30 in.
case in old surface, glasses probably repainted, dial relined.
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