Great Central Railwayana Auctions

Auction Catalogue: Great Central Railwayana, 1 December 2018

Great Central Railwayana Auctions Sale 253, Auction Lot 256 Lot 256
A mid to late 19th century LNWR oak-cased wall long case regulator clock used at Nantwich. Overall height: 52½". Trunk with pediment supporting hood, arch topped door with repairs and lacking lock. Original shaped base now flat. Top of backboard reinforced with old wood and incorporating and old hanging plate. Forward sliding hood housing a replaced modern spun brass bezel; standard early LNWR vitreous enamel number plate marked 2669 on the front. 12" dial, attached to the movement via a false plate, repainted and written Joyce Whitchurch 2669. Hour hand replaced. Regulator movement between plain tapered plates with deadbeat escapement, Harrison’s maintaining power and six-spoked wheelwork. Wire line to replaced 9 lb cast iron weight, with drive for slave dial and corresponding hole in the backboard to take the rod. An LMS region clock census in the late 1960s records this clock in the Booking Hall at Nantwich. Complete with seconds-beating pendulum with steel rod and brass fronted circular bob, weight and winder. £800-1200