The British Railway Clock Specialist
14-inch Teak cased iron dial clock with drop to the case and a cast brass bezel supplied to the London Chatham and Dover Railway circa 1842 by Gillett of london. The quality English chain driven fusee movement of typical London style has large rectangular plates which are held together by turned tapered shouldered pillars. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(S) John Walker 1 South Molton ST London 1037 SE. the dial is also stamped in the back 1037 as is the bezel hinge and pendulum bob. A traditional English drop dial clock case manufactured from teak with a four piece turned concave and convex surround affixed to the back box by two battens with four tapered pegs, the back box is of traditional mid 19th century design with one side access door and a bottom door with the lock removed and secured with a brass turn, the rear of the case is stamped 1037 SE and the right hand side door still retains its original brass numberplate 1037. The Southern clock records show that this clock was last in use at Pokesdown Booking Hall and was previously deployed at Whitstable Down Platform Booking Hall. A rare LSWR clock.