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Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Pocket Watch manufactured by the American Waltham Company. Rear engraved L&BR, the watch is in fine working condition and comes with original, hallmarked silver Albert that has a 9ct gold enamel National Union Of Railwaymen Badge attached. This official issue watch was the property of Driver F.W. Northcombe who joined the L&BR as a Loco Fireman right at the beginning of the railway operating in 1898, became an established Driver and left at closure. The NUR Badge is engraved Presented to Bro F.W. Northcombe By The Barnstaple Branch 1925. A small, original photograph of Mr Northcombe accompanies and also a few newspaper cuttings from the time.

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Auction: November 2010 , Lot: 186
Sold for: £1,500
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Pocket Watch