E. Howard No. 7 Figure Eight Regulator, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1875, walnut case with carved cresting, full-length glazed door with printed Directions for Putting up the Clock...E. Howard & Co./Boston opening to the 12-in. painted Roman numeral dial signed E. Howard & Co. /Boston in shadow block lettering, blued steel diamond hands, black, gold, and maroon tablets with apertures to reveal the gilded pendulum rod and damascened pendulum bob, eight-day rectangular timepiece movement stamped E. Howard & Co./Boston with recoil escapement, and cast iron weight, ht. 50 in.
Lacking pendulum tie-down, dial original and undisturbed including signature, movement is mounted on the original walnut block, weight cast with "2" although no evidence of association.
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