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E. Howard No.4 Banjo Clock

E. Howard No. 4 banjo clock. Dial having Roman numerals marked, "E. Howard & Co. / Boston". Reverse painted black and red tablet and throat glasses with gold leaf borders. Dimensions: (dial) 7.5" diameter; (overall) 32"h x 13.25"w x 4"d. For shipping quote, please contact Delbert McCrea 831-566-6088 (in California) or CCC Transport 920-450-5027 (outside California).

This is the smallest of the five banjo clock styles made by E. Howard.

The E. Howard & Company succeeded the Howard & Davis firm in 1857. The Howard and Davis firm was comprised of Edward Howard and David P. Davis and was established in 1842. Both men served their apprenticeship with Aaron Willard Jr of Boston. This firm was involved in watch and clock manufacturing since 1842. This firm also made high grade clocks, precision balances, sewing machines and fire engines. After the dissolution of Howard and Davis, Edward Howard went on to become Boston’s leading manufacture of weight driven clocks. This included residential clocks, commercial clocks and tower clocks. They also sold a large number of watchman and salve clock systems. These sold well in the late 1800’s.

 

 

Condition:

Key present. Presently working. Some discolorations and losses to dial. Minor wear to case. Please see photos. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,420
05/26/2021

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Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms and Conditions. This auction has a buyer's premium of 21% through witherells.com.  Methods of payment are cash, check, money orders, or wire transfer for foreign payments. Please note we do not accept credit cards.