[Bell Historians] weights & measures

David Bryant djb122 at y...
Tue Oct 1 23:25:08 BST 2002

> The weight of a tenor or any other bell will depend on the weighing
> used for that particular bell. The only true way is for every bell to be
> taken down and weighed on the same machine, which must have been checked
> the weights and measures authority and stamped by Customs. You would not
> dream of drinking a 'pint' of beer from an unstamped glass as you could
> be sure that the glass being used actually contains a pint.

But we're not talking minute measurements here though Jim - the resolution
only goes dove to the nearest pound.


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