circa 1875; serial #51044; 16 (L) size; 15 jewel unadjusted movement with lever escapement; dial signed Pat. Feb. 4th, 1868; in a Wheeler Parsons & Co. 18k yellow gold hunter case
September 11, 2018
early example by important American watch manufacturer
E. Howard & Co. was famous for high grade watches, regulators, and marine clocks.
Formed in 1858, the company concentrated on high quality watches using unique designs. The company established itself as perhaps the premier American manufacturer of luxury watches from 1858 into the 1890s.
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