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Object Name Clock, Wall
Catalog Number 2000.14.2
Collection Timepiece
Other Name wall regulator
Date c. 1890
Description English dial clock, white dial with black Roman numerals, dial marked "New South Wales Government Railways / England".
8-day time only, fusee, brass movement. Brass plate under dial has number 3342.


Maker Maker Unknown
Material brass, wood, glass
Place of Origin England, United Kingdom
Notes This clock was used by the Government Railways of New South Wales (Australia) in stations and signaling offices. At the peak of the Railway's operatioins, more than 3,500 such clocks were in use. The restoration and mechanical work for this clock was carried out by NAWCC First Australian Chapter Number 72.