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12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Midland Railway circa 1870-1880 by John Smith and Sons of Derby.  An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, JOHN SMITH & SONS MIDLAND CLOCK WORKS QUEEN ST DERBY.  The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by turned cylindrical, shaped pillars. An Oak case with a eight piece turned surround and drop to the box with a lenticle window with a carved surround and ornate carved ears, the surround is 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. The LMS brass clock number plate LMS 11869 is screwed to the front of the box. A nice original example of a Midland Railway clock, and more unusual in a mahogany case as opposed to the normal oak ones.

 

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8 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the LNWR circa 1890 by John Walker of London. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together with turned cylindrical pillars. A Mahogany case with a one piece turned surround held onto the back box by two tapered pegs, the back box is of typical 19th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass lock and has the usual Walker cock beading to the bottom door, the original LNWR enamel clock numberplate 1731 is screwed onto the right had side. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend L.M.S.R. John Walker 1, South Molton St London 1731.

Southern Railway 12 inch dial oak cased fusee clock ex New Cross.

12 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Southern Railway in 1941 by Stockall, Marples & Co at a cost of £5-4-0d. The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by screwed cylindrical pillars. A Oak case with a four piece turned surround screwed onto the back box which is typical for wartime clocks, the back box is of typical 20th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass turn, the back of the box is stamped 10511 as is the side of the case. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, John Walker, 1 South Molton St London B.R.(S) 10511. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at,  New Cross Station Ticket Collectors office. New Cross was a former SECR station between London Bridge and St John’s.

Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway 12 inch dial mahogany cased fusee railway clock ex Mirfield.

Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway 12 inch oak cased English fusee railway clock supplied to the railway circa 1870 by Fattorini & Sons of Bradford. The quality English wire driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and a rectangular cut out to the bottom these are held together by turned pillars. A Fine oak case with a 8 piece segmented convex and concave surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs, the back box is of typical late 19th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured with a brass turn . An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing legend BR 16479 and visible as ghosted writing FATTORINI SONS BRADFORD L.Y.R. Co 2292. This is one of a number of clocks that were transferred over to the North Eastern Region of British Railways with the boundary changes in the 1950’s and appear in the LNER clock records which show that this clock was last in use at Mirfield  Motive Power Dept Accounts Office. An extremely rare LYR clock especially with the company notation of LYR Co (normally just plain LYR)

London & North Western Railway 8 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock.

8 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the LNWR circa 1870 by John Walker of London. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together with turned cylindrical pillars. A Mahogany case with a one piece turned surround held onto the back box by two tapered pegs, the back box is of typical 19th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass lock and has the usual Walker cock beading to the bottom door, the original LNWR enamel clock numberplate 844 is screwed onto the right had side. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend L.M.S.R. John Walker 1, South Molton St London 844.

GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 10 INCH DIAL OAK CASED FUSEE CLOCK EX Leeds Wellington Street.

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10 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the GNR around 1870 by Potts & Sons of Leeds. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders held together by turned shaped pillars. A Oak case with a 8 piece segmented 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, LNER 10639 and clearly visible as ghosted lettering W.POTTS & SON LEEDS G.N.R. 651. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Leeds Wellington Street Goods, Chief Clerks office and was Great Northern Railway clock number 651.

North Eastern Railway 14 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Newcastle.

14 inch Mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and turned pillars. A Mahogany case with a turned surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs, the back box is of typical late 19th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass lock. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, LNER 5285 and also visible in ghosted writing N.E.R. 692. The LNER lock records show that the clock was in use at Newcastle District Superintendent Office Staff Section and was North Eastern Railway clock number 692, Circa 1870.

Southern Railway 12 inch dial oak cased fusee clock ex Ashford Works.

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12 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Southern Railway in 1947 by Stockall, Marples & Co at a cost of £7-3-3d.

The quality English wire driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has             rectangular plates, which are held together by screwed cylindrical pillars.

A Oak case with a four piece turned surround held onto the back box with four tapered pegs, the back box is of typical 20th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass turn.

An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, John Walker, 1 South Molton St London B.R.(S) 10850.

The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Ashford Works Chief Mechanical & Electrical Engineers department and was deleted from railway service in December 1966.

 

GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY 12 INCH DIAL Mahogany CASED FUSEE CLOCK EX Leeds Goods. GNR Clock number 31 Circa 1850

12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the GNR around 1850 by Potts & Sons of Leeds. The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates held together by turned shaped pillars. A mahogany case with a one piece turned surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs, a cast brass bezel hinged on the left, the back box is of typical mid to late 19th century London design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass lock. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, LNER 10631 and clearly visible as ghosted lettering W.POTTS & SON LEEDS G.N.R. 31. The Potts writing is in their very early style. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Leeds (Goods) Gottsfield Weighbridge and was Great Northern Railway clock number 31. On close examination of this clock I would say its a John walker supplied clock probably bought in by Potts and dates to around the opening of the GNR circa 1850 -60. This is the earliest and lowest number Great Northern Clock I have ever seen, a truly historical time piece.

BARGOED RAILWAY GREAT WESTERN & RHYMNEY RAILWAY JOINT 12 INCH DIAL OAK CASED FUSEE CLOCK WITH ORIGINAL GHOSTED DIAL WRITING ex TAFF BARGOED LINE.

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12 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Great Western and Rhymney Railway Joint line by Skarratt of Worcester circa 1870 for the opening of the Taff Bargoed extension and numbered GWR & Rhymney Rly clock No 95.

The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and a rectangular cut out to the bottom these are held together by turned pillars, the pendulum is stamped 95 which matches with the ghosted dial clock number.

A Fine oak case with a 8 piece segmented convex and concave  surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs with a GWR numberplate 1327 fixed onto the left hand side, the back box is of typical mid 19th century design with two side doors and a bottom door secured with a GWR replacement ball bearing catch.

An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and showing GWR in block letters, also visible is the original ghosted dial writing BARGOED RAILWAY SKARRATT GW & RR WORCESTER 95.

This is the best example I have seen of one of these exceptionally rare joint Bargoed clocks and only one other is known to have survived.

Midland Railway 12 inch dial Oak cased  drop dial fusee clock

12 inch oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Midland Railway circa 1870-1880 by John Smith and Sons of Derby.  An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, JOHN SMITH & SONS MIDLAND CLOCK WORKS QUEEN ST DERBY.  The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by turned cylindrical, shaped pillars. An Oak case with a eight piece turned surround and drop to the box with a lenticle window with a carved surround and ornate carved ears, the surround is 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. The LMS brass clock number plate LMS 11179 is screwed to the top right hand side of the box. A nice original example of a Midland Railway clock.

 

London & North Western Railway 8 inch Dial clock

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8 inch mahogany cased iron dial railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the LNWR around 1900 by the Prescot Clock Company. The brass wire driven fusee movement has A shaped plates and is in fully overhauled condition. A mahogany case with a turned convex surround, and a back box with one side access door and a bottom door secured by a brass turn, the back box also retains its LNWR enamel clock numberplate 4933. The original enamel painted dial bears the writing L.&N.W.R. PRESCOT CLOCK Co PRESCOT. A rare survivor that has escaped subsequent dial re writes.

North Eastern Railway 10 inch Oak cased drop dial fusee clock ex Danby Signal box

10-inch oak cased iron drop dial clock with a spun brass bezel manufactured for the NER by W.B. Headlam of Stockton On Tees circa 1870. The quality early English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders which are held together by turned shaped pillars, these features point to a movement made in the period 1860 to 1870. The original White enamel painted dial displaying bold Roman numerals and the legend L.N.E.R. 2680 and is ghosted W.B.HEADLAM N.E.R. STOCKTON ON TEES. The case is a traditional English clock case manufactured from fine figured oak with a turned segmented surround affixed to the back box by two battens with four tapered pegs and a Lenticle window with an ornate surround, the back box is of traditional mid-19th century design with two side access doors and a bottom door secured by a brass lock. The LNER records show that this clock was last located at Danby Station Signal cabin (Box). Danby Wiske was a former North eastern Railway station between Northallerton and Darlington. A nicely proportioned clock.

RHYMNEY RAILWAY 12 INCH DIAL OAK CASED FUSEE CLOCK WITH ORIGINAL GHOSTED RHYMNEY RAILWAY DIAL WRITING IN FULL EX CHURSTON STATION.

12 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Rhymney Railway by Spiridion of Cardiff circa 1860-1870 and numbered Rhymney Rly clock No 73. The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and a rectangular cut out to the bottom these are held together by turned  pillars, the pendulum is stamped 73 which matches with the ghosted Rhymney clock number. A Fine oak case with a 8 piece segmented convex and concave  surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs with a GWR numberplate 669 fixed onto the left hand side, the back box is of typical mid 19th century design with two side doors and a bottom door secured with a lock. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the GWR roundel logo and also visible is the original Ghosted dial writing RHYMNEY RAILWAY COy SPIRIDION CARDIFF 73. On the side door of the case is a BR label From AMO Churston Station to Chief Signal Telecommunication Engineer reading WR 27 APR 1966, rare to have this information with a GWR clock as most of the records were lost in 1984. This is the best example I have seen of one of these very rare early Rhymney clocks with the full company title.

LANCASHIRE AND YORKSHIRE 12 INCH DIAL MAHOGANY CASED FUSEE CLOCK EX BRADFORD EXCHANGE.

12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the LYR in the mid to late 19th century. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders, which are held together by turned pillars. A Mahogany case with a single 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 one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass turn. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(NE) 15735. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Bradford Exchange Traffic and also show that this was LYR clock number 882.

 

North Eastern Railway 14inch dial fusee clock original NER dial

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14-inch oak cased iron dial clock with a spun brass bezel manufactured for the NER by Reid & Son of Newcastle upon Tyne circa 1870. The quality early English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders which are held together by turned shaped ringed pillars, these features point to a movement made in the period 1860 to 1870. The original White enamel painted dial displaying bold Roman numerals and the legend N.E.R. Reid & Sons Newcastle upon Tyne. N835. The case is a traditional English clock case manufactured out of fine figured oak with a turned segmented surround affixed to the back box by two battens with four tapered pegs, the back box is of traditional mid- late 19th century design with one side access doors and a bottom door secured by a brass turn. A rare example to have escaped subsequent dial repaints by the LNER and North Eastern Region of British Railways.

London & North Western Railway 12inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock.

12-inch mahogany cased iron dial clock with a spun brass bezel manufactured for the London and North Western Railway circa 1860–1870 by J.B.Joyce of Whitchurch Shropshire. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has tall A shaped plates, which are held together by turned pillars, these characteristics point to a clock manufactured between 1860-1870. The original white enamel painted dial displaying Roman numerals and the legend LMS Joyce Whitchurch 675. A traditional English mid-19th century dial clock case manufactured out of fine quality Mahogany with an LNWR enamel number plate screwed to the right hand side of the case with the number 675 which corresponds to the dial writing. The Segmented convex surround is 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 doors and a bottom door secured by a brass turn. A superb early Joyce clock.

London Chathan & Dover Rly 12 inch mahognay cased fusee Drop dial clock ex Chertsey

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12-inch Mahogany cased iron dial clock with drop to the case and a spun brass bezel manufactured for the London Chatham and Dover Railway circa 1870. The quality chain driven English fusee movement of typical London style has rectangular plates which are held together by turned tapered shouldered pillars. 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 1189.S.E. 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 to late 19th century design with one side access door and a bottom door secured with a brass turn, the rear of the case has been stamped 1189 SE. The Southern clock records show that this clock was last in use at Chertsey Up Platform.

London Brighton & South Coast Railway 10inch ex Eastbourne

10 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the LB&SCR in 1895 by Grimshaw Baxter & Elliott Ltd of London at a cost of £2-0-0d. The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by cylindrical pillars. A Mahogany case with a one piece turned surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs, the back box is of typical 19th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass lock, the back of the case is stamped 859B. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(S) John Walker 1 South Molton ST London 859B. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Eastbourne Shed Foreman’s office and before that at Loco Running Redhill and originally HQ Engine Works, London Bridge.

BR Eastern Region 6 inch Dial Mahogany cased mantle clock ex Doncaster Works.

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British Railways Eastern region 6 inch dial mahogany cased mantle clock. With a Smiths going barrel movement and dial lettered BR 14265. The arched top mahogany case is stamped in the base BR 14265 and is complete with its original cast brass bezel, the case stands 10 in tall. The LNER clock records show this clock as last being in use at Doncaster Works Director of Mechanical Engineering office. In working condition complete with key, circa 1950’s. A clock that will grace any house.


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