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North Eastern Railway 8-inch oak cased iron dial railway clock with a cast brass bezel manufactured for the NER by Reid & Son of Newcastle upon Tyne circa 1860. The quality early English fusee movement in good clean condition has rectangular plates with shaped shoulders which are held together by turned shaped pillars with a central ring, all of these features point to a movement made in the period 1860 to 1860. The White enamel painted dial rewritten by the North eastern region of British Railways, displaying Arabic numerals and the legend LNER 58166, The case is of the early style Reid type with a thin turned convex surround and two internal battens with three tapered pegs, the side door has various Reid repair marks and also in ink Scremerston cabin. The LNER records show that this clock was last located at Scremerston station cabin (signal box) and it was originally NER clock number 195. Scremerston was a former station in Northumberland on the main East coast route 3 miles south from Berwick Upon Tweed. In working condition complete with pendulum and key.

Category:  Clocks
Auction: November 2016 , Lot: 241
Sold for: £1,250
North Eastern Railway 8-Inch Oak Cased Iron Dial

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