Unexplained Curious Printer's mistake, or possible Union Pacific takeover prototype clock for the "Union Station at 1000 W. Broadway in Louisville, Ky." Gallery Clock.
Made by the "Wm. Gilbert Clock Co." in Original Dark Oak Case Circa 1920's.
Authentic Custom Printed Paper Dial over a metal dial pan for the Railroads, this clock would be used in a less than Public space,
such as back Office or nearby Baggage Building, since it does not contain a High Precision movement by any Railroad Standards.
Came from an old & massive Railroad Clock Collection.
Clock Model : Made by the Wm. Gilbert Clock Co. in a "Corridor" Model Case, which was made of Solid Oak.
Solid Oak Case has the wonderful Columns with Caps on the top Arched Moldings & Decorative Lower Bracket.
Condition : Solid Oak Case with Original Old Dark finish. The Glass tablets is Old and has the Reverse painted black Spandral corners.
Wavy original glass. Has a couple normal scuffs on the Dial Paper, over the Brass Dial Pan. 8 Day Brass Movement has just been inspected, found clean, and serviced on 5-14-19.
Measures : Overall 24 inches High. 15 1/2 inches Wide, and 4 1/2 inches Deep at the top Cornice Molding.
Guarantee : You have my personal 7 Day Satisfaction Guarantee for all of my 8 Day Clocks, with a "No Questions asked, Full item Refund" above the normal Ruby Lane 3 Day Inspection Policy. (shipping fees non-refundable)
Brief Summary of Union Station currently standing in Louisville,KY. ;
Originally built in the Romanesque Style for $300,000 by architect H.H. Richardson and completed in 1891 at 10th & Broadway, Louisville,Kentucky. Interior is finished with Oak and Pine Woodwork, it is still standing after a $10+ Million dollar restorations in 1979 & upgrades in 2002.
"Union Station * Louisville,Ky." Gallery Clock in Original Dark Oak Case Circa 1920's !
$550 $580 REDUCED