Large Cast Iron Gents Of Leicester Railway Clock
- An incredibly rare example of the iconic cast iron wall clock made in England by Gents' of Leicester, circa 1930.
- Beautifully presented, original black hands and fabulous age and wear across the entire face and casing. The dial features the early and rare Roman numerals, there is no glass across the front.
- Almost certainly from an industrial hard working past, this clock has a solid cast iron construction and is extremely heavy, three lugs protrude out from the casing which raise it away from the wall when fixed.
- This clock runs via a new quartz battery movement.
- 60cm wide, 11cm deep.
Gents' of Leicester also known as Gents & Company Limited was established in Leicester, England in 1872 by John Thomas Gent. For over a century, the company was a well-known manufacturer of electrical equipment, in particular, its electric clocks, which were used in public buildings and railway stations all over the world.