The British Railway Clock Specialist
12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Midland Railway circa 1860 by Rock of Derby. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has early A frame plates, which are held together by turned cylindrical, ringed pillars. A Mahogany case with a eight piece turned surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs, the back box is of typical mid to late 19th century design with two side doors and a bottom door secured by a brass lock. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(E) 15469, and also visible in Ghosted writing is ROCK DERBY. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Sheffield Heeley Station Master, Inspector’s office and also show that this was LMS clock number 12954, however the clock is of Midland Railway origin.