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Large Cast Iron Gents of Leicester Railway Station Platform Factory Wall Clock

$4,397.15

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- An incredibly rare example of the iconic larger cast iron wall clock made in England by Gent & Co Ltd Leicester, circa 1920. - 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 and are now covered by a new piece of glass. - 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. The lug at the top has a piece missing. - The clock has maintained its original movement and is supplied with a modern battery Slave Clock Impulse Driver. - 64cm 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.

Details

  • Attributed to
    Gents of Leicester (Clockmaker)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 25.2 in (64 cm)Width: 25.2 in (64 cm)Depth: 4.34 in (11 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1920
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Sale, GB
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU6212227144242

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    Ships From: Sale, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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