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Boston Clock Co. 10" Marine Clock for Star Brass Mfg. Co. and Star Brass Revolution Counter
ID: 1852 | This clock is sold
Boston Clock Company 10" Dial Engine Room Clock with matching Revolution Counter and builder's Plate from C&G Cooper Company, circa 1890. Matching red brass clock and revolution counter manufactured by Star Brass Manufacturing Company with Boston Clock Company movement. This pair would be near impossible to duplicate, revolution counters in this size and with 8 digits are extremely rare and with a matching clock even more so. The pair sre mounted on mahogany stands which measure 16" high. The builders plate measures 5.5" by 9" and is signed "The C&G Cooper Co., Builders, Mount Vernon, Ohio, U.S.A." The clock dial is signed "Star Brass Manufacturing Co., Boston, Mass. and Boston G", which stands for 7 jewel gold plated movement. The clock hands are finely tapered and retain the original bluing. The revolution counter is signed "C&G Cooper Co., Mt. Vernon, Ohio, Revolution Counter, Star Brass Manufacturing Co., Boston, U.S.A." The revolution counter is complete with the attachment lever. This grouping is unmatched for rarity and presentation.
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Boston Clock Company Marine Clock - 8 1/2" Dial
ID: 1494 | This clock is sold
This is a rare, Boston Clock Company Marine Clock. The 8 1/2", silvered and painted dial is signed Boston Clock Company and has the original untouched surface. The movement has serial number A1621 and is marked Boston Clock Company, Boston, Pat. Dec 28, 1880. The case has been polished and lacquered. Boston Clock Company was only in business from 1884 to 1894.
James Rodgers Marine Clock
ID: 2012 | This clock is sold
James Rodger, New York Marine Clock. Ca.1860. The silvered and enraved dial is 8 1/4" in diameter. The case is 13" tall and the base is 9" in diameter. The clock is amazing heavy - weighing about 30 pounds. The movement is marked with the makers name and his address in New York. While James Rodgers is known for the fine quality clocks that he produced, very few examples of his work have survived. They are excceedingly rare.
Roth Brothers Desk Chronometer
ID: 2186 | This clock is sold
Roth Bros. New York Desk or Mantle Chronometer with Astro Regulator Dial. The 7" dial is very finely engraved "Roth Brothers, Chronometer Manufacturers, New York". The heavy brass case is 8 3/4" in diameter and 11" tall. The removable front bezel has beveled glass. The back of the case is glass showing the fine quality chain fusee movement with detent chronometer escapement. A very fine and unique timepiece. The Chronometer is in fine condition in every way, runs well and keeps good time.
Hamilton Model 121 Marine Chronometer
ID: 1853 | This clock is sold
Hamilton Model 121 24 Hour Chronometer. Serial number 3E014 on the dial and 2E12483 on the movement. Below is a link to a thread about the Hamilton 121 on the Internet Horolgy Club 185 that has very detailed information about these rare timepieces. Note that the entries and discussion between Fred Houghton and Jim Dyson are about the exact chronometer that I have for sale. http://ihc185.infopop.cc/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/990103944/m/6051012391http://ihc185.infopop.cc/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/990103944/m/6051012391/">http://ihc185.infopop.cc/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/990103944/m/6051012391
E. Howard 8 1/2" Marine Clock for Star Brass Mfg. Co.
ID: 1986 | This clock is sold
E. Howard 8 1/2" Marine Clock for Star Brass Mfg. Co., Boston. This is a very unusual clock. The key locking bezel opens locks at 6 o'clock with the hinge at 12. The dial with movement attached is hinged at 3 o'clock and latches at 9 with a thumb screw. The clock has been completely restored and is in the finest condition in every way.
E. Howard 8 1/2" Marine Clock for James W. Tufts, Boston
ID: 1775 | This clock is sold
E. Howard 8 1/2" Dial Marine Clock. The Roman numeral dial is engraved James W. Tufts, Boston and American Steam Gauge Co., Boston and with serial number 196786 at the bottom of the dial. The key locking case is unusual. The bezel flares much wider than the back flange. The bezel is 11 1/2" wide while the back flange is 10 3/4" wide. The case is 4 3/4" deep. The case has been polished and lacquered. The clock is mounted on a custom mahogany display base. The total height of the clock onthe base is 15 1/2". The signed, rectangular, E. Howard movement with nickel plated decorated plates, has been serviced and keeps excellent time. James Walker Tufts, 1835 to 1902, was an entrepreneur, inventor and philanthropist in the Boston area who is very well known for his silverplated soda fountains, pitchers, dishes and table accesories. He is best known as the founder of the Pinehurst Country Club in North Carolina. Below is a link to The Tufts Archives which has a fascinating history of the man, his businesses and his philanthropy. http://www.tuftsarchives.org/clients.html http:/www.fohbc.org/PDF_Files/SodaFountains_Part3_DonYates.pdf
E. Howard 6" Marine Clock - MS. Twin Cities
ID: 1544 | This clock is sold
E. Howard & Co. Marine Clock. This fine quality marine clock was made by Star Brass Mfg. Co. with the superb, nickel plated and highly damascened, E. Howard marine movement. The 6 3/4" silvered and engraved dial is marked "MS. Twin Cities" and "Star Brass Mfg. Co, Boston , Mass." The push button latched brass case has been polished and lacquered. The movement has been serviced. The clock is in fine condition in every way.
E. Howard 12" Marine Clock with Unusual Arabic Numerals
ID: 1979 | This clock is sold
E. Howard 12" Marine Clock. The 12" dial has beautifully engraved highly decorative Arabic numerals. The movement which is marked E. Howard & Co. and #35 has winding stop work on the mainspring barrel. The clock has been completely restored and is in the finest condition in every way.
E. Howard 12" Marine Clock for Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Co.
ID: 2187 | This clock is sold
E. Howard 12" Marine Clock for the Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Co., Boston. The clock is mounted on a custom mahogany display base. The push button latching brass case has been polished and lacquered. The dial is in very fine original condition. The E. Howard signed nickel damascened movement has been serviced and keeps excellent time.
E. Howard 12" Marine Clock - W. W. Lindsay Company
ID: 1688 | This clock is sold
E. Howard 12 inch ship clock made im Boston 1899. The clock has a beautiful red brass case which houses Howard's eleven jeweled movement with nickeled, damascened plates and traditional Howard diamond hands of blued steel. The movement is signed: "E. Howard & Co. Boston 10". The case has a locking bezel and key. The dial is superbly engraved with Roman numerals and star minute markers inside the chapter ring. The name, "W.W. Lindsay & Co. and Philadelphia" is finely engraved with sharp seraphs. (Note the letters "L" in Philadelphia) Above the numeral six, the dial is engraved: "H. Belfield & Co., PHILA". All the engraving contains its original black English wax. The clock is mounted on a custom mahogany base. A custom walnut ring is available for wall mounting if you prefer. This marine clock is documented in the E. Howard & Co. sales records (Box 15, Sales Ledger #13) located in the Smithsonian. This ledger states that this clock was sold on "January 11, 1899 to H. Belfield Co., Philadelphia, with 12" hands, $25." In all 22 boxes of the Howard sales records, Jim Dyson a ship's clock expert, listed references to approximately 100 marine clocks with 12" dials, but this is the only record of a 12" marine clock being sold to Belfield in all of the ledgers. The back of the dial is embossed with "M1899." There is no doubt that this is the clock referenced in the Howard records. There is no information on Lindsay, however, H. Belfield was a brass founder Philadelphia whose name has appeared in the Chelsea sales ledgers as far back as 1898. The name Jos. A. Bollinger, Phila. is also factory-stamped into the front movement plate.<br>Condition: The clock is in outstanding condition. The case has been recently polished and lacquered.<br>Dimensions: Diameter of clock 13 5/8 inches
E. Howard 12" Marine Clock
ID: 1583 | This clock is sold
E. Howard & Co. 12" Dial Marine Clock. Flawless, polished and lacquered, key locking red brass case with the original key. Original silvered, engraved and filled dial signed E. Howard & Co., Boston. The Nickel damascened movement has been overhauled. The clock is displayed on a custom mahogany base. Ready to enjoy. Simply superb!