The British Railway Clock Specialist
Sorry this clock has been SOLD, but please enquire as similar may be available.
12 inch Mahogany cased drop dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the Great Western Railway circa 1870 by Kays of Worcester. The quality English chain driven fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders which are held together by turned tapered pillars. A Mahogany curved bottom trunk case with flame mahogany veneer and a one piece convex surround 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 with a brass lock, the GWR ivorine numberplate 734 is screwed onto the side of the case. An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend GWR and visible as ghosted writing KAYS LIMITED WORCESTER. The back of the box has a stamp GWR Feb 1923 IVYBRIDGE and also in pencil WORCESTER GOODS 16-11-1941. Nice to have the provenance of two of the clocks service locations as the GWR clock records were lost in 1984.