The British Railway Clock Specialist
12-inch Mahogany cased iron dial clock with drop to the case and a cast brass bezel supplied to the London Brighton & South Coast Railway in 1847 by Giles Coates of Pimlico London. 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, B.R.(S) John Walker 1 South Molton ST London 796B. A traditional English drop dial clock case manufactured from mahogany with a single 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 London design one side access door and a bottom door secured with a brass lock, the drop of the case features fine figured flame mahogany. The Southern clock records show that this clock was last in use at Isfield station booking hall. A rare and early LB&SCR clock.