The British Railway Clock Specialist
14-inch mahogany cased iron dial clock with a cast brass bezel manufactured for the South Eastern Railway circa 1860 probably by Carter of Cornhill. The quality 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 205 scratched in it, the movement is also stamped 2009 on the front plate and spring barrel. 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 205.S.E. the rear of the dial is also stamped 205 in the top. A traditional English drop dial clock case manufactured from mahogany 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 one side access door and a bottom door with the lock removed and replaced with an ornate brass turn, the cast brass bezel is hinged on the left. The Southern clock records show that this clock was last in use at Paddock Wood Station Booking Hall. A Rare early SER clock.