Condition Report For Lot# 787 :
the movement is signed A. Howard, (Albert, cousin & apprentice of Edward, learned to make clocks and later managed movement production for Edward): The dial, paper over zinc, bears signature, E. Howard, Boston, Mass., no extra holes in case. Dial paper with some scratches and losses. Throat glass is cracked [and glued], gold oval on bottom glass with minor losses. Pendulum bob is smooth. Pulley from Seth Thomas should be changed. Iron weight with lead keystone and steel hook, and with "4" cast in. Bottom section of case with 4 replaced glue blocks, a vertical glue repair, and squeezed in slightly making throat piece a tight fit. Hands are original