Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 3 June 2017

Great Central Railwayana Auctions Sale 229, Auction Lot 348 Lot 348
Late 19th century GWR mahogany 12" drop case clock typical of many supplied by Kays of Worcester. Overall height: 27", moderate ex-station condition with the more recent insertion of a pendulum window into the drop. The Box with incurved base containing a door with standard GWR knob but lacking the normal ball latch closure. Left side with a standard Ivorine number plate marked G.W.R. 2178. Sides made in two parts both now split and base with some veneer repairs. Dial surround of standard sectional construction. Bezel replaced. 12" dial with minor damage & rusting, written G.W.R. with an indistinct shadow in the lower half probably Kays details. Rear of dial marked 2178 A and JK 1078. Hands of standard GWR broad design. Chain fusee movement between shaped plates with feet, stamped 19570 vertically, a common early GWR workshop reference. Complete with pendulum (rod replaced) and winder. £800-1200
 This lot sold for £800 to commission or postal bidder number 2681.

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