Howard 12 inch ship clock, signed on the movement plate “E. Howard & Co.” Boston below the numeral “78." "78" is also stamped on the brass balance wheel support a second time. The clock retains its massive red brass case which retains the original 12-inch silvered dial which is engraved above the numeral VI “Crosby Steam Gage Valve Co. Boston.” Above the center of the dial is a subsidiary second dial which is below a slow/fast adjustment post which is surrounded by an attractive engraved design flanked with the “S” slow “F” fast initials. The dial has engraved Roman numerals. The movement is in excellent running order and has beautifully damascened nickel plates with a wavy vertical pattern. The side of the case has the original push-button knob which is a release to open the bezel. The right side of the case has the original shield-shaped hinge. (CL-0546)
Condition: The clock is in excellent condition and the movement was overhauled November 2017. The case has been polished and the dial has been silvered recently.
Dimensions: Diameter of dial: 12 inches
Diameter of the case: 14 ¼ inches
Depth of case: 4 ¼ inches