Smiths bakelite (black) coach clock '30 - 50 In good working order. Very rare

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Seller: booklet57 (493) 100%, Location: Ledeacker, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 323768689369 Smiths coach clock from the '40 - '50sBakelite, no cracks.Beautiful on the wall.Diameter 7 inch.Weight 1400 gr. Have a look at my other listings.Email me for questions.Ask for shipping costs!!!Postage costs are just a guess London Passenger Transport BoardFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to navigationJump to searchLondon Passenger Transport BoardLondon Passenger Transport AreaFormation1933 (London Passenger Transport Act 1933)Extinction1948 (Transport Act 1947)TypePublic bodyPurposeTransport authorityHeadquarters55 Broadway, Westminster, LondonRegion servedLondon and within 30 miles (48 km) of Charing CrossThe London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) was the organisation responsible for local public transport in London and its environs from 1933 to 1948. In common with all London transport authorities from 1933 to 2000, the public name and brand was London Transport.Contents1History2The board2.1Members3London Passenger Transport Area4Responsibilities4.1Railways4.2Tramways4.3Buses and coaches5Further history6Sources7References8External linksHistory[edit]The LPTB was set up by the London Passenger Transport Act 1933 enacted on 13 April 1933.[1] The bill had been introduced by Herbert Morrison, who was Transport Minister in the Labour Government until 1931. Because the legislation was a hybrid bill it had been possible to allow it to 'roll over' into the new parliament under the incoming National Government. The new government, although dominated by Conservatives, decided to continue with the bill with no serious changes, despite its extensive transfer of private undertakings into the public sector.[citation needed] On 1 July 1933 the LPTB came into being, covering the "London Passenger Transport Area".[1]The board[edit]The LPTB had a chairman and six other members. The members were chosen jointly by five "appointing trustees" listed in the Act:The chairman of the London County Council;A representative of the London and Home Counties Traffic Advisory Committee;The chairman of the Committee of London Clearing Banks;The president of the Law Society; andThe president of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.The Act required that the board members should be "persons who have had wide experience, and have shown capacity, in transport, industrial, commercial or financial matters or in the conduct of public affairs and, in the case of two members, shall be persons who have had not less than six years' experience in local government within the London Passenger Transport Area."[2]The first chairman and vice-chairman were Lord Ashfield and Frank Pick, who had held similar positions with the Underground Group. Members of the board had a term of office of between three and seven years, and were eligible for reappointment. Condition: This clock is completely original. Was listed before with a wrong description., Age: Antique, Post-1900, Material: Bakelite, Type: coach/train clock, Features: 8-Day, Brand: Smiths, Clock Type: coach clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: bakelite

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