Vintage Industrial Antique Cast Iron Gents Of Leicester Railway Factory Wall Clock
- An incredibly rare example of the model C269 cast iron wall clock made in England by Gents' of Leicester, mid-twentieth century. - These clocks were built to last and for extreme conditions of steam, vapour and dust, an exceptional timepiece. - Starting and setting knob easily available at the bottom of the clock, totally enclosed original electric movement to the rear. - Cast iron case and dial in one unit, black clear face raised numerals cast on dial, worn green enamel paint throughout. - Beautifully presented, original black hands and fabulous age and wear across the entire face and casing. - 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.
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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