The British Railway Clock Specialist
10 inch mahogany cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to the LYR in the mid 19th century by John Agar of Bury. The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders which are held together by turned pillars. A Mahogany drop dial case with a one piece turned surround held onto the back box by three 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 turn, the top of the back box retains the original LYR steel number plate 162 and location plate Turton, the flame mahogany veneered drop has a LMS brass oval numberplate No10451 pinned to it. A totally original enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and bearing the legend, L.Y.R. 162 and also visible as ghosted writing is J&W Agar Bury in early script style. This clock was located at TURTON station. A very rare and early LYR clock in excellent condition.