The British Railway Clock Specialist
12-inch walnut cased iron dial clock with drop to the case and a cast brass bezel manufactured for the South Eastern Railway circa 1860. The quality chain driven English fusee movement of typical London style has rectangular plates which are held together by turned tapered shouldered pillars, the back plate is stamped with the SER cartouche and the front plate has 6 scratched in it. A white enamel hand painted dial displaying bold Roman numerals and the legend, B.R.(S). John Walker 1, South Molton St London 6.S.E. the rear of the dial is also stamped 6 in the top. A traditional English drop dial clock case manufactured from walnut 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 19th century design with two side access door’s and a bottom door secured with a brass turn, the rear of the case has been stamped 6 SE and branded SER, the side door retains its original SER brass numberplate 6 and the bezel hinge is stamped SE&CR 6. The Southern clock records show that this clock was last in use at Victoria Station London Customs Office and previously at Westcombe Park signal cabin (box). One of the earliest South Eastern clock to survive and a true collectors piece.