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R.A.F. Station, Type 1 White Dial Wall Clock, 1939


By F. W. Elliott Ltd. of Croydon. 14\" white painted dial in solid mahogany 18\" diameter case. 8-day Elliott single fusee movement (serial number 10023) with 1939 date. The dial is in nice original condition. Totally unrestored this shows some paint loss in the usual areas - where the dial posts are attached; the edges of the key winding hole and the edges of the dial, notably around the numeral \'VI\'. In addition there is some fading of the dial/numerals - this is most obvious between the \'VI\' & \'XII\'. The RAF crest remains in very good condition. The case is in a super \'tiger-stripe\' mahogany and is in excellent condition c/w all four original dowel pegs. The back box is stamped with Elliott and Air Ministry marks. The lower access door lock is present c/w key. The original cast brass bezel is equally good with a quality hinge consumate with the period of the clock. The bezel has been blackened as per wartime specification. The movement, though uncleaned is running well and keeping good time. The pendulum is original bar the suspension \'feather\'. All in all this is a lovely unmolested clock which is my opinion is of far more historical value than one with a repainted dial or refinished case. An excellent working display item. Stock code C