British Railways Southern Region 12 inch clock

Published: 01 October 2018

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British Railways Southern region clock 12 inch dial oak cased fusee railway clock ex Ashford.

12 inch oak cased iron dial fusee railway clock with a spun brass bezel supplied to Southern Region of British Railways in 1950 by Stockall, Marples & Co at a cost of £7-16-6d.  The quality English fusee movement in fully overhauled condition has rectangular plates, which are held together by cylindrical pillars and the plates are stamped with the movement number 18630.  A totally original oak case with a four piece turned surround held onto the back box by four tapered pegs.  the back box is of typical 20th century design with one side door and a bottom door secured by a brass turn.  An enamel painted iron dial with Roman numerals and hearing the legend, B.R.(S) 11025.

 The Southern Railway clock records show that this clock was located at Ashford Mechanical & Electrical Department.