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Great Western Railway 14 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee Octagonal drop dial clock.

14 inch Mahogany cased drop dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Great Western Railway circa 1870 by Kays of Worcester. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and cut out to the bottom, which are held together with turned pillars. A Mahogany curved bottom case with Octagonal surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs, the back box is of typical mid 19th century design with two side door’s and a bottom door with the lock filled in and secured with a GWR replacement ball bearing catch, the GWR ivorine numberplate 1519 is screwed onto the left of the case. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend GWR and clearly ghosted KAYS LIMITED WORCESTER. The overall measurement of the clock side to side is 20 inches. A extremely rare GWR clock as this is the first known example od an Octagonal trunk drop dial clock to surface, definitely one for the GWR clock connoisseur.

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