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British Railway Clocks That I Have Sold and Restored

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London & North Western Railway 6 inch dial Mahogany cased Bracket clock.

6 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway Bracket clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the LNWR circa 1880 by John Walker of London. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with rounded corners, which are held together by turned cylindrical pillars and is mounted on a seat board with two ornate turned screws. A Mahogany case with an ornate carved pediment on the top and a rear door secured by a brass lock, the LNWR enamel clock numberplate 4403 is screwed onto the back of the case as was customary with Bracket clocks. The enamel painted iron dial is in original condition and has LNWRy at the top. A nice piece of Railway history from one of the important officers of the LNWR.

London & South Western Railway 6 inch dial metal cased ships clock ex Southampton Docks.

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6 inch metal cased ships type clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the London & South Western Railway circa 1900 by Thomas of Southampton. The quality English going barrel movement with platform escapement is in fully overhauled condition. A totally original painted steel case with the clock number 79 SW stamped into the back. The Original dial has been lightly restored the SR dial painting was discovered on the back of the dial and was in better condition than the BR(S) dial paint. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Southampton Docks, Shunters Cabin, Empress Yard and was deleted out of Railway service on the 6th December 1966. A rare LSWR clock.

 

Caledonian Railway 13 inch dial Oak cased fusee drop dial clock ex Forres.

13 inch Oak cased iron dial railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Caledonian Railway around 1880 – 1890. The quality English type fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates and are stamped W&H Sch which are the markings for Winterhalder & Hofmeier of Schwaerzenbach Germany who were one of the main suppliers to the Caledonian Railway. A light Oak case with an ornate ogee surround and a drop to the box with a lenticle window,the back box has one side access door and a bottom door secured by a brass turn. Scratched into the back of the box is Fores Traffic indicating that the clock moved from the Caly in LMS days.The original enamel painted dial bears the writing Caledonian Railway Co. A rare survivor that has escaped any dial re writes.

 

South Eastern Railway 8 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee drop dial clock Ex Cannon Street and Sidcup.

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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.

 

North Eastern Railway 8 inch drop dial Oak cased fusee clock Ex Blyth Motive Power Depot.

8-inch oak cased iron dial clock with a cast brass bezel manufactured for the NER by Reid & Son of Newcastle upon Tyne. The quality early English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates which are held together by turned shouldered pillars, these features point to a movement made in the period 1870 to 1880. The White enamel painted dial rewritten by British Railways North Eastern Region displaying bold Roman numerals and the legend BR(NE) 6005. The case is a traditional English drop dial clock case manufactured out of fine figured oak with a turned convex surround affixed to the back box by two battens with two tapered pegs, the back box is of traditional Mid to late 19th century design with one side access door and a bottom door secured by a brass turn. The LNER records show that this clock was last in use at Blyth Motive Power Time Office.

 

Midland Railway 12 inch dial Mahogany cased Drop Dial fusee clock ex Derby locomotive works.

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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. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together with turned cylindrical, shaped pillars. A mahogany case with a eight piece turned surround and drop to the box with a lenticle window with a carved surround, 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. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, JOHN SMITH & SONS MIDLAND CLOCK WORKS QUEEN ST DERBY. The clock has a BR(M) LMS style oval brass numberplate No 18602. The clock is ex Derby Locomotive works Boiler repair and fabrication shop No18, a superb example of a Midland Railway clock.

 

Great Western Railway 12 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee drop dial clock.

12 inch Mahogany cased drop dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the Great Western Railway circa 1870 by John Walker of London. The substantial chain driven fusee movement has rectangular plates with cut outs at the bottom held together with turned pillars is in fully overhauled condition. A Mahogany chisel bottom case held onto the back box by four tapered pegs, the back box is of typical mid 19th century design with two side door’s and a bottom door secured by its original brass lock, the GWR ivorine numberplate 269 is screwed onto the front of the drop. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend GWR. And Cleary ghosted KAY & Co. A nice original example of these rare early London made GWR drop dial clocks.

 

Great Northern Railway 8 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Lincoln.

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8 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the GNR circa 1870 by John Walker of London. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by 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 enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and LNER 11691 also has its earlier dial writing of JNo Walker 77 Cornhill & 23 Regent St London, GNR just about visible as ghosted writing. The LNER clock records show that this clock was last in use at, Lincoln Station Goods Office, Rare to find one with its original dial writing still visible.

 

North Eastern Railway 12 inch drop dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Peterborough.

12 inch Mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel, supplied by Darling & Wood of York circa 1870-1880. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with turned pillars. The case made out of mahogany with a flame veneer to the drop has inscribed in the back “ New case March 1894 old one destroyed by fall in cabin, Darling & Wood York J Wood March 24th 1894”  The bottom door is secured by a brass lock and the case is in original condition and has just been lightly waxed. The original dial bears the writing BR ( E ) 16825, and retains its original ornate hands. The LNER clock records show that the clock was last in use at Peterborough  Spital Motive Power Engine Men’s Mess room and replaced the LMS clock No 12331 (later BR(NE) 16825) on the 13th June 1960, this clock was also recorded in use at the Royal Station Hotel Hull, Still room before its move to Peterborough.

 

North Eastern Railway Oak cased Bracket clock Ex Darlington Bank Top Station Masters Office.

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6 inch Gothic Style Oak cased silvered dial railway bracket clock with a rectangular cast brass bezel supplied to the NER around 1900. The quality going barrel movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates and are stamped W&H Sch which are the markings for Winterhalder & Hofmeier of Schwaerzenbach Germany who were one of the top suppliers of this style of clock. A Gothic style Oak  case with an ornate carved pediment, base and columns with LNER 2685 painted on the rear. The silvered dial is engraved and black wax filled with Roman numerals and NER 897. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Darlington Bank Top Station Masters Office and was LNER clock no 2685. An impressive time piece that stand 16 inches tall. It also comes with its original British Railways Collectors corner sales receipt.

 

Barry Railway 12 inch dial Oak cased fusee clock with original Barry Dial writing!

12 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Barry Railway by Barry Á Sons of Cardiff circa 1860. The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has large A shaped plates with a rectangular cut out to the bottom these are held together by turned cylindrical collared pillars. 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 3508 fixed onto the left hand side, the back box is of typical mid 19th century design with two side doors and a bottom door with the lock removed and secured by a ball bearing catch, this would have been fitted by the GWR clock workshops at Reading and is a common feature on GWR clocks.  An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the GWR roundel logo and also visible is the original Ghosted dial writing BARRY RAILWAY Coy BARRY & Sons CARDIFF, the rear of the dial has 3508 in pencil. One of the best examples I have seen of these very desirable clocks.

 

North Eastern Railway 12 inch drop dial Oak cased fusee clock Ex Etherley Signal Box.

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12-inch oak cased iron dial clock with a spun brass bezel manufactured for the NER by Reid & Son of Newcastle upon Tyne. The quality early English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates which are held together by turned pillars, these features point to a movement made in the period 1860 to 1870. The White enamel painted dial rewritten by British Railways North Eastern Region displaying bold Roman numerals and the legend BR NE 2954. The case is a traditional English drop dial clock case manufactured out of fine figured oak with a 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 by a brass lock. The LNER records show that this clock was last in use at Etherley Signal Box. Etherley was a former NER station between Bishop Auckland and Crook.

 

Great Northern Railway 10 inch dial mahogany cased fusee clock ex Harby & Stathern.

10 inch Mahogany 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 chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and cut out to the bottom which are held together by turned pillars with central rings. A Mahogany 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, L&NER 9347. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Harby & Stathern Station and was used in the station signal box. Harby and Stathern was on the GN & LNW Joint line between Melton Mowbray and Nottingham.

 

Midland Railway 12 inch dial Mahogany cased Drop Dial fusee clock Ex Sheffield Healey.

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12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Midland Railway circa 1860 by Rock of Derby. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has early A frame plates, which are held together by turned cylindrical, ringed pillars. A Mahogany case with a eight 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 two side doors and a bottom door secured by a brass lock. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(E) 15469, and also visible in Ghosted writing is ROCK DERBY. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Sheffield Heeley Station Master, Inspector’s office and also show that this was LMS clock number 12954, however the clock is of Midland Railway origin.

 

London & South Western Railway 8 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Lymington Town.

8 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the LSWR in 1920 by Thomas of Southampton at a cost of £4-19-6d. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by turned 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 with cock beading secured by a brass lock, the back of the case is also stamped 20285 SW. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(S) John Walker 1 South Molton ST London 20285. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was last in use at, Lymington Town Booking office and was deleted out of Railway service on the 6th December 1966. A truly stunning New Forest Coastal location, and the start of many a holiday journey to the Isle Of Wight

 

Great Northern Railway 10 inch dial Oak cased fusee clock ex Retford GN.

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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 and cut out to the bottom which are held together by turned pillars with central rings. 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 7376, also visible is the original Ghosted dial clearly showing POTTS & SONS G.N.R. LEEDS 540. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Retford GN and was used in the south signal box.

 

Great Western Railway 12 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee drop dial clock.

12 inch Mahogany cased drop dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Great Western Railway in 1924 by H Williamson Ltd of London. The quality English chain driven fusee movement with Harrison’s maintaining power is in fully overhauled condition and has rectangular plates which are held together by turned pillars. A Mahogany chisel bottom case held onto the back box by four tapered pegs. The back box is of typical late 19th early 20th century design with two side door’s and a bottom door secured by its original T bar brass turn, the GWR ivorine numberplate 1841 is screwed onto the front of the drop. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend GWR. A nice original example of these rare GWR drop dial clocks.

 

North Eastern Railway 12 inch drop dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Heslerton.

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12 inch Mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel, supplied by Darling & Wood of York circa 1870-1880. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with turned pillars. The case made out of mahogany with mahogany veneer to the drop, the bottom door is secured by a brass turn. The dial bears the writing LNER 6177, and retains its original ornate hands. The LNER clock records show that the clock was last in use at Heslerton Station (Cabin) Signal Box. Heslerton was a former North Eastern Railway station between Malton and Scarborough.

 

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. 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. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, JOHN SMITH & SONS MIDLAND CLOCK WORKS QUEEN ST DERBY. The clock unusually has two LMS numberplates one oval brass No 11148 on the front and a later style rectangular alloy one No 6728 screwed onto the right hand side, both of these numbers correspond to clocks used on the old Midland Railway. A superb example of a Midland Railway clock.

 

Taff Vale Railway 12 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock. A nice Early TVR Clock.

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12 inch Mahogany cased drop dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Taff Vale Railway circa 1860, by Joseph Collings of Cardiff. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and cut out to the bottom which are held together by turned tapered pillars. A Mahogany dial case with a 8 piece moulded surround with a back box of mid 19th century design with 2 side doors and a bottom door with the lock removed and now secured with the GWR modified ball bearing catch, the bezel retains its wartime black finish, and the GWR ivorine numberplate 2297 is screwed onto the left hand side of the case. The original painted iron dial with Roman numerals and the 1930’s GWR roundel has had a few small patches of sympathetic restoration around the dial pillars but the rest has been left for originality, the hands are also original and are typical of Joseph Collings supplied clocks. This is a superb example of a Taff Vale Railway clock.

 


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