E. Howard Watch Co. History
E. Howard and Co. was an American watch maker, and existed under this name from 1858-1881. They were known for unique designs using interchangeable parts. The company was relatively short live, producing only around 18,000 pieces. Although the company was reorganized several times into the early 20th century including a Keystone incarnation.
Evaluation and repair
This watch was in remarkably good condition for its age. The jewels and pivots were smooth and not excessively worn. The balance staff pivots were broke, so a new staff was made and installed. The piece ran well after repair and service, and can now be used regularly.