Model: Split-plate. N size, 18K multi-color box hinged case. 17J, HC, PS. Circa 1893. Mint perfect enamel dial with black Arabic numerals on light colored blue background surrounded by gold circles. Outer edge of dial has a pattern of gold dots, gold leaves, gold pears, and various colors of flowers. Center of dial has various colors of flowers in the shape of quarter moon. Gold filigree hands. Dial signed E. Howard & Co. – Boston. Back of case has man on a carriage being pulled by a horse with the scene of a castle in the background. Howard is not known for fancy dials, so this combined with an 18K box hinged multi-color case and a split plate movement makes for a great investment grade watch.