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Midland and Great Northern Railway 12 inch mahogany cased English fusee railway clock supplied by John Smiths of Derby circa 1890.The case with an eight piece turned convex surround, spun brass bezel, two side doors and a bottom door secured by a brass catch. The original dial has been lightly restored and is lettered M&GN 11598 also visible as ghosted writing is SUTTON BRIDGE JUNCTION SIGNAL BOX. The brass wire driven movement has rectangular plates and has just been professionally cleaned and overhauled. The LNER clock records show that this clock as being last in use at Sutton Bridge Station Booking Hall and was sold to Clerk Bone from Long Sutton Station on the 20th May 1965 a scan from the LNER clock register is with the clock confirming this. The M&GN clocks are the only railway clocks that had the original location painted on the dial and seldom appear for sale. A rare clock complete and in working condition with pendulum and key.

Category:  Clocks
Auction: July 2018 , Lot: 241
Not sold, reserve: £2,000
Midland And Great Northern Railway 12 Inch

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