E. Howard & Co. Marine Clock - 12" Dial
This is a an exceedingly rare, ca. 1880, E. Howard & Co., Boston Marine Clock with 12" dial. The clock is truly superb with fine original patina. The brass case is 16" in diameter and weighs 30 pounds.. The 12" silvered dial is numbered 247707 at the bottom. The fine quality movement with decorated nickel plates is marked E. Howard & Co, Boston and has serial number 14. The Howard catalogs describe their marine clocks as follows: "These clocks are designed to fill a want long felt for clocks for locomotives, steamships, yachts, etc. The workmanship in these clocks is equal to that of a chronometer, having a chronometer balance, and is fully jeweled in the escapement and can be fully adjusted if required." The clock is in fine running condition.