The British Railway Clock Specialist
12 inch oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the LB&SCR circa 1850. The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has large rectangular plates, which are held together by turned cylindrical pillars, the movement also has front key operation time adjustment which is a rare feature. An oak case with a one piece turned surround screwed onto the back box is of typical 19th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass turn, the back of the case is stamped 19B. The enamel painted iron dial is in excellent ex railway condition with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(S) John Walker 1 South Molton ST London 19B. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Fratton Station Main Line Booking office. This is one of the earliest LBSCR clocks and was probably supplied by Coates.