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British Railway Clocks That I Have Sold and Restored

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British Railways Eastern Region 10 inch dial mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Southend-On-Sea Central.

10 inch Mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Eastern Region of British Railways in 1951 by Grimshaw, Baxter & Elliott Ltd. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by cylindrical pillars and the plates are stamped with the movement number. A totally original Mahogany case with a four piece turned surround held onto the back box by 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, B.R.(E) 13019. The London and North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at,  Southend-On-Sea Central Station and was issued on the 10th December 1951. Items from Southend are particularly hard to come by and are sought after due to it being a classic Holiday location.

 

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

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12 inch Rosewood cased drop iron dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel with convex glass and key operated bezel lock supplied to the Great Western Railway in the mid 19th century. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders, which are held together by turned and shaped pillars. A Rosewood case with Brass and ebony inlay with an integral drop to the surround, held onto the back box by four small tapered pegs. The back box is of typical early 19th century “Salt Box” design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass lock. An enamel screen  painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend GWR, this process was used in the 1920’s and was short lived. This clock is featured in the Railway Clock book by Ian Lyman Page 83 Fig 3.89 and was sold by the London auction house Bonham’s sometime in the 1980’s. One of only 4 known survivors of this type of clock and all four show detail differences, so this one is probably unique, one for the Serious Collector !

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

12 inch Mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel. The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and is stamped in the back Ex YRK which confirms that the clock was originally sold from the British Railways Collectors corner shop in York sometime in the 1970’s. The original dial bears the writing LNER 5884, the excellent quality flame mahogany case which is in original condition has a ornate wooden lenticle window and detailed carved ears. The LNER clock records show that the clock was in use at Shildon Simpasture cabin Signal box. A rare clock, Circa 1870.

London and North Western Railway 12 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Nantwich.

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12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the L&NWR in the mid to late 19th century. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by turned shaped 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 mid to 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, L&N.W.RY. This clock was located at, Nantwich, Newcastle Crossing.

London & South Western Railway 8 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Plymouth Friary.

8 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the LSWR 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 back of the case is also stamped 3908 SW. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(S) John Walker 1 South Molton ST London 3908 SW. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was last in use at, Plymouth Friary  Station Masters Office and before that at Queens Road London East signal box.

North Eastern Railway 10 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Kirkby Stephen Loco Shed.

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10 inch Mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the North Eastern Railway circa 1900 by Winterhalder & Hofmeier of Germany. The quality English style chain driven fusee movement has rectangular plates which are held together by turned shaped screwed pillars. The original dial bears the writing LNER 4775. The mahogany case has one side door and a bottom door secured with a brass turn. The LNER clock records show that the clock was in use at Kirkby Stephen Locomotive Shed and was North Eastern Railway clock number 719.

South Eastern Railway 12 inch dial Walnut cased fusee drop dial clock Ex Victoria and Swanley.

12-inch Walnut cased iron dial clock with drop to the case and a cast brass bezel manufactured for the South Eastern Railway circa 1867. 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 509 scratched in it. 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 509.S.E. the rear of the dial is also stamped 509 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 with the lock removed and replaced with an ornate brass turn, the drop of the case features fine walnut veneer and the rear of the case has been stamped 509 SE and branded SER, the side door retains its original SER brass numberplate 509 and the pendulum bob is also stamped 509 as is the bezel hinge. The Southern clock records show that this clock was originally supplied to Swanley District Engineers office and then transferred to Victoria station London where it was used in the Chief Mechanical Engineers department.

London Brighton & South Coast Railway 10 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Streatham Common.

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10 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the LB&SCR in 1896 by Grimshaw Baxter & Elliott Ltd of London at a cost of £2-0-0d. The quality English 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. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(S) John Walker 1 South Molton ST London 873 B. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Streatham Common booking office. Streatham Common was a former London Brighton and South Coast Railway Station in Surrey on the line between Balham and Croydon.

London Chatham and Dover Railway 14 inch dial Teak cased fusee drop dial clock Ex Folkestone Harbour.

14-inch Teak cased iron dial clock with drop to the case and a cast brass bezel manufactured for the London Chatham and Dover Railway circa 1860. The quality English chain driven fusee movement of typical London style has large rectangular plates which are held together by turned tapered shouldered pillars. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, BR(S) 1290 SE. A traditional English drop dial clock case manufactured from Teak with a four piece turned concave and 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 lock, the drop of the case features fine figured teak and the rear of the case has been stamped 1290 SE. The Southern clock records show that this clock was last in use at Folkestone Harbour Port Masters Office and before that was used in the Booking Hall Honor Oak Station. I haven’t seen another one of these clocks in teak.

Southern Railway 18 inch dial oak cased fusee clock ex Cannon Street Station London.

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18 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Southern Railway between 1927 & 1929 by Grimshaw & Baxter. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by cylindrical pillars. A totally original Mahogany case with a four piece turned surround with the clock number 10021 stamped into the bottom of it, held onto the back box by 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, BR(S) 10021. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Cannon Street station Concourse London and before this at Dartford Station Concourse. A rare large clock from a major London station.

Lancashire and Yorkshire 12 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Bury Dist Goods office and latterly Cheltenham Spa Lansdown/St James PW Office.

12 inch mahogany ebonised cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the LYR in the mid to late 19th century by John Agar of Bury. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates which are held together by turned pillars. A Mahogany ebonised case with a one 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 turn, the top of the back box retain the original LYR steel number plate 2412 and Location plate Dist Goods Office Bury and the bottom of the surround has a LMS brass oval numberplate 13235. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(W). This clock was originally located at BURY in the district goods office and in LMS days transferred to Cheltenham Spa Lansdown station and due to Boundary changes in the 1950’s transferred into Western Region stock and subsequently repaired and repainted at the former GWR clock workshops at Reading, its last known location was the Permanent Way office at Cheltenham Spa St James. A well traveled Clock! Click on the image below for a close up of the original LYR Plates.

North Eastern Railway 8 inch drop dial Oak cased fusee clock Ex Stella Gill Flatts Signal Box.

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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) 6406. 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 lock. The LNER records show that this clock was last located at Stella Gill Flatts Signal Cabin (Box). Stella Gill Flatts was a former North Eastern Railway Signal Box Near Pelaw in County Durham and was an important colliery junction. Some information and pictures of the box can be found here. http://southpelawjunction.co.uk/wp/?page_id=556

Midland Railway 12 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Rotherham Masborough.

12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Midland Railway circa 1860 by John Smith of Derby. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has early rectangular plates with shaped shoulders and cut out to the bottom, which are held together by turned cylindrical shouldered 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 Arabic numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.15324, this would have been repainted at Doncaster clock works when the clocks from this area were transferred from the Midland region to the Eastern region, the hands are typical of John Smith ones being made out of brass and having the distinct heart shaped hour hand. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Rotherham Masborough Parkgate Junction Signal Box and also show that this was LMS clock number 7383, however the clock is of Midland Railway origin.

British Railways Southern Region 8 inch dial oak cased fusee clock ex St.Margaret’s.

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8 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Southern Region of British Railways in 1949 by Grimshaw, Baxter & Elliott Ltd at a cost of £7-6-8d. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by cylindrical pillars and the plates are stamped with the movement number 18470. A totally original Oak case with a four piece turned surround held onto the back box by 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, B.R.(S) 10909. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at,  St Margaret’s Station Booking Hall. St Margaret’s was a former London and South Western Railway station in Middlesex on the line between Richmond & Twickenham.

Great Western Railway 10 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock, A stunningly rare GWR Clock!

10 inch Mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a early pattern spun brass bezel supplied to the GWR or one of its constituent companies in the mid 19th century. The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has shaped shouldered rectangular plates with a rectangular cut out to the bottom these are held together by turned cylindrical collared pillars. A Fine mahogany case with a one piece turned surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs with a GWR numberplate 1357 fixed onto the left hand side, the back box is of typical mid to late 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, the inside still retains a paper label with 1357A written on it. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the GWR roundel logo, the rear of the dial has 1357 in pencil. The movement and pendulum are also both stamped with the number 17638 which shows both belong together. This is the first genuine GWR 10 inch clock to surface and I can almost guarantee you wont find another ! The rarity and desirability of this clock is reflected in the price and is definitely one for the GWR collector.

British Railways Southern Region 8 inch dial oak cased fusee clock ex Eastleigh.

Sorry this clock has been SOLD, but please enquire as similar may be available.

8 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Southern Region of British Railways in 1948 by Grimshaw, Baxter & Elliott Ltd at a cost of £7-8-8d. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by cylindrical pillars and the plates are stamped with the movement number 18765. A totally original Oak case with a four piece turned surround held onto the back box by 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, B.R.(S) 10888. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at,  Eastleigh Carriage Stores Progress office and was deleted from Railway stock on the 6th December 1966. Eastleigh was the former London and South Western Railway’s locomotive works in Hampshire.

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

8 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the LSWR in 1888 by John Walker of London at a cost of £3-3-0d. 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. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(S) John Walker 1 South Molton ST London 5979 SW. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Romsey, Halterworth Crossing.  Romsey was a former London and South Western Railway Station in Hampshire on the line from Eastleigh to Salisbury.Stock No 46

Southern Railway 8 inch dial oak cased fusee clock ex Eastleigh.

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8 inch Oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Southern Railway in 1944 by Grimshaw, Baxter & Elliott Ltd. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by cylindrical pillars. A totally original Oak case with a four piece turned surround held onto the back box by 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, S.R. 10640. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at,  Eastleigh Stores Progress office and before this in the Locomotive works it was deleted from Railway stock on the 6th December 1966. A rare survivor with its original S.R. dial writing. Eastleigh was the former London and South Western Railway’s locomotive works in Hampshire. Stock No 33

London & South Western Railway 12 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Eastleigh and Clapham Junction East Signal Box also known a Clapham Junction A Box.

12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a cast brass bezel supplied to the LSWR in 1912 by John Walker of London at a cost of £3-0-0d. The quality English 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 late 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. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(S) John Walker 1 South Molton ST London 8912 SW. The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Eastleigh freight control office and before that at Clapham Junction East signal Box which was renamed Clapham Junction A and is probably one of the most famous signal boxes in the country. Stock No 50

Great Northern Railway 12 inch dial Mahogany cased fusee clock Ex Finsbury Park.

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12 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the GNR in the late 19th century probably by J.J.Stockall of Clerkenwell London. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by cylindrical pillars. A Mahogany case with a four 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. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, B.R.(E) 9649. The London & North Eastern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at, Finsbury Park High Level booking office and also show that this was GNR clock number 186.  Finsbury Park is on the route of the East Coast Mainline from King’s Cross to the north of England and Scotland and is used by many Arsenal football club supporters on matchday’s. Stock No


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