Large Double Sided Illuminated Gents Of Leicester Platform Clock
- A double sided illuminated Chloride Gent Railway Station Platform clock, English circa 1980.
- The outer casing is very heavy and well worn, with its original rods included. These would have been used originally to hang it from a platform ceiling. The rods can also be removed so the clock could be hung with chain in its new environment. - Original hands and glass to both sides, the face is in good condition and looks beautiful when illuminated by a mains power lead. Rewired and PAT tested. - The clock has maintained its original movement to both sides and is supplied with a modern battery Slave Clock Impulse Driver.
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.
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