Howard & Davis No. 4, Boston, Massachusetts, mahogany case with printed paper Roman numeral dial on zinc, marked Howard & Davis, Boston. lower glass tablet with replaced paper image of a landscape and mill, original black and gold decorated throat glass, eight-day weight powered brass movement, ht. 32 in.
Condition: broken lower black and gold door glass accompanies clock, bottom board missing, lower door frame needs reglueing, pendulum rod and weight baffle needs repair.
Howard & Davis Weight Driven Banjo No. 4 Clock: The grain painted rosewood finished case is with a TO movement; a metal dial marked “Howard & Davis Boston”; the weight, pendulum and key. (The case has been patched at the top and has separated again.)
Sells as is, where is.
Howard and Davis Regulator No. 4, Boston, Massachusetts, the hardwood case with molded frames enclosing black and gold glasses, the lower with an oval pendulum aperture, printed paper on zinc dial with Roman numerals and inscribed, Howard & Davis, Boston., eight-day brass timepiece stamped, Howard & Davis Boston, iron weight and pendulum, ht. 32 in.
Condition: glasses, dial, weight, pendulum and hands are the originals, movement needs cleaning.
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A nice example in unusual cherry case, original dial measures exactly 7.5 inches diameter, 29 x 10 x 4 inches. Pendulum and weight present, original moon hands, restored throat and lower tablet, very minor refurbishing to upper wood bezel door, very good overall.
Very good, largely original.