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GWR & LMS JOINT 12 INCH DIAL MAHOGANY CASED FUSEE CLOCK

12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Great Western Railway circa 1890-1900 by Spirdion & Son Cardiff. The quality  wire driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has A frame plates. A fine mahogany case with a one piece convex and concave  surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs with the GWR numberplate removed from the left hand side and an LMS oval brass numberplate 15140 screwed to the right hand side, the back box is of typical late 19th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass turn. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing GWR in block and also visible is the original Ghosted dial writing Spiridion & Son Cardiff on the back of the dial and case is the written in pencil the GWR clock number 1347.  In the absence of both the GWR & LMS clock records it can be surmised that this clock was used on one of the Joint lines probably the Severn & Wye.

£2500

TAFF VALE RAILWAY 12 INCH DIAL MAHOGANY CASED FUSEE CLOCK

12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Taff Vale Railway circa 1860-1870 by J.Collings of Cardiff. The quality English wire driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and turned. A fine mahogany case with a 8 piece segmented convex and concave  surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs with a GWR numberplate 1790 fixed onto the left hand side, the back box is of typical mid 19th century design with two side doors and a bottom door with the lock removed and secured by a ball bearing catch, this would have been fitted by the GWR clock workshops at Reading and is a common feature on GWR clocks. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the GWR roundel logo and also visible is the original Ghosted dial writing J.Collings Cardiff. A superb pre grouping example.

£2500


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