HUGE GENTS OF LEICESTER WALL CLOCKS. A pair of huge industrial clocks from renowned makers Gents of Leicester. c.1930. These very impressive clocks are preserved in perfect condition. Gents‘ iconic arrow hands from the period with unusual numerals – especially the number 8 taking on a gothic-esque style. The heavy steel surround has a large flared design. Original movements now running perfectly on modern mains powered slave drivers. 2 available, price is per clock.
Some of the largest industrial clocks we have seen and an incredibly opportunity to own possibly the rarest to exist.
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.