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LNWR Guards watch By John Walker of London. A brass cased fusee Guards watch dating from circa 1840 this important timepiece was used by the Guards and set and locked at Euston then travelled with the Guard so he could confirm the time at the Stations they stopped at, this was in use before Greenwich time signals were sent by Telegraph. The Brass case is engraved to the front John Walker 18 Princess Street, Leicester Square, London and to the rear London & North Western Railway No 159 1074, The English Lever fusee movement has recently been cleaned and the balance staff replaced, so is in perfect working condition. This has got to be the rarest and most important watch to come onto the market ever.

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Auction: November 2011 , Lot: 84
Sold for: £1,750
LNWR Guards Watch By John Walker Of London. A