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Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway 12 dial mahogany cased drop dial trunk clock by Skarratt of Worcester circa 1885. The chain drive fusee movement has been stripped and manually cleaned and is in full working order it features shaped shoulders, cut out to the bottom and tapered pillars. The original dial now reads GWR in the block style but clearly in ghosted writing you can make out SKARRATT WORCESTER R&SBR, the case is made from mahogany and features a one piece wooden dial surround with a spun brass bezel. This clock is the only known clock wall mounted clock to have surfaced from this small welsh company which was opened in 1885 , worked by the GWR from 1906 and finally grouped into the GWR in 1922. In full working order complete with pendulum and key.

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Auction: May 2013 , Lot: 360
Sold for: £2,000
Rhondda And Swansea Bay Railway 12 Dial Mahogany