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Eastern Counties Rly 14in 4003 ex Mistley

Eastern Counties Railway 14 inch mahogany cased English fusee convex dial railway clock supplied to the railway circa 1850-55. The brass chain driven movement has rectangular plates with turned pillars and is stamped GER and is in recently overhauled condition. The case with a one piece turned surround, cast brass bezel, one side door and a bottom door secured with a brass lock also retains its green baize lining to the front of the back box. The convex steel dial has been lightly restored to the correct GER lettering and LNER is now visible as ghosted writing, the GER ivorine clock numberplate 4003 is screwed to the dial below the winding hole. The LNER clock records show that this clock as being last in use at Mistley Station Booking Hall. Mistley station is on teh line between Manningtree and Harwich. Rare to find a genuine convex dial railway clock. A picture of the clock is featured in the Railway Clock book by Ian Lyman page 161 Fig 5.39.

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