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Great Northern Railway Pocket Watch No 247, by John Walker London. A high quality English lever watch with top wind and pin set for the hands. The movement is engraved 9434 JN Walker 77 Cornhill London and is in clean working condition. The dial is free from chips and has Great Northern, John Walker 77 Cornhill London enamelled onto it. The Nickel case has Great Northern No 247 hand engraved to the rear, although this is somewhat worn. A lovely pre grouping watch and a rare survivor, it was owned by the late William Goodliff of Grantham who spent his working life as a guard on the Great Northern and later LNER and became an Alderman and Mayor of Grantham in 1951.

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Auction: May 2012 , Lot: 456
Sold for: £1,150
Great Northern Railway Pocket Watch No 247, By