The British Railway Clock Specialist
12-inch Oak cased iron dial clock with drop to the case and a cast brass bezel manufactured for the South Eastern & Chatham Railway circa 1900. The quality chain driven English fusee movement of typical London style has rectangular plates which are held together by turned tapered shouldered pillars, these characteristics point to a clock manufactured in the 1900’s period, the back plate is stamped with the SECR and GB cartouches. A white enamel screen printed and hand painted dial displaying bold Roman numerals and the legend, B.R.(S). John Walker 1, South Molton St London 1374.S.E. A traditional English drop dial clock case manufactured from Oak with a one piece turned convex surround affixed to the back box by two battens with four tapered pegs, the back box is of traditional mid to late 19th century design with one side access door and a bottom door with the lock removed and replaced with an ornate brass turn, the drop of the case features oak veneer showing the medullary rays and the rear of the case has been stamped 1374 SE and the side door retains its original SECR brass numberplate 1374. The Southern clock records show that this clock was originally supplied to Broadstairs Signal Cabin and was later transferred to Dover Marine Signal Box.