Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction
Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.
Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am
The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH
E. Howard & Co., Boston, Mass., marine lever, 8 day, time only, spring-driven 11 jewel lever escapement movement in a heavy brass case, 8 inch silvered dial imprinted with the maker's name and "U.S. Navy", subsidiary seconds below the center arbor with adjacent rating arbor to its right, blued steel hands, movement serial number 0015.
CONDITION: brass case has some remnants of nickel plating around the bezel, but it is mostly worn away. Silvered dial is in decent shape with a couple of fine scratches and a bit of tarnish darkening the surface. Original hands have been bent in the past and have some rust. Glass is absent. Seconds hand and rating arbor pointer is missing. The center arbor is broken where the motion works mount to it above the front movement plate. Movement ticks.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $425
DIMENSIONS: 10in x 10in x 2.75in