Small Cast Iron English Clock Systems Factory Wall Clock
- A rare example of the cast iron wall clock made by English Clock Systems Ltd, circa 1930.
- Beautifully presented, original black hands with peeling black factory paint, fabulous age and wear across the entire face and casing. The dial features the early Roman numerals, a new piece of glass has been installed.
- The clock has a solid cast iron construction and is 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.
- 33.5m wide, 10cm deep.
English Clock Systems R Bailey and T Johnstone formed a company in 1936 called Synchro Time Systems Ltd which dealt with commercial timekeeping equipment. They became associated with Smiths in 1938, in 1939 the name was changed to English Clock Systems Ltd, Industrial Branch of Smiths English Clocks Ltd.