The British Railway Clock Specialist
10 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock manufactured for the Hull & Barnsley Railway circa 1870-1890 by W.Potts & Sons of Leeds.The quality English fusee movement in overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders that are held together by turned barrelled pillars these characteristics point to a clock manufactured in the 1870-1880 period. A Mahogany case with two side doors and a bottom door secured by its original lock, the wooden surround is made from eight segmented pieces that form a convex and concave moulding, it also retains its original spun brass bezel with a plastered in sight ring. The dial retains its original ex service finish and bears the legend LNER 11774 and ghosted writing W.POTTS & SONS H&BR LEEDS 154.The L.N.E.R. records show that this clock was located at Hemsworth Station which was a former Hull & Barnsley station on the line between Cudworth and South Howden, the station was known also as Hemsworth and South Kirkby so as to avoid confusion with the other Hemsworth Station on the West Riding and Grimsby line.