The British Railway Clock Specialist
8-inch Mahogany cased iron dial clock with drop to the case and a spun 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 with turned tapered shouldered pillars, the back plate is stamped with the SER cartouche and the pendulum bob is stamped 90. 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 90.S.E. the rear of the dial is also stamped 90 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 secured with a brass turn, the drop of the case features fine mahogany veneer and the rear of the case has been stamped 90 SE, the side door retains its original SER brass numberplate 90. The Southern clock records show that this clock was originally supplied to Cannon Street Station and then transferred to Sidcup station and was sold from railway service in July 1972.