LARGE GENTS CLOCK

 

£550.00

LARGE  GENTS OF LEICESTER CLOCK

Large 18″ industrial clock typically found in factories and railways stations manufactured in England by Gents of Leicester. c.1950

Diameter: 450mm
Depth: 160mm
Weight: 8kg

Description


Large 18″ industrial clock typically found in factories and railways stations manufactured in England by Gents of Leicester. c.1950

Salvaged from a factory in South Wales, this clock retains the original factory black paint in remarkable condition. Original hands now running on a high torque Quartz movement for modern convenience.

Gents’ of Leicester, 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.