Fwd: Re: [Bell Historians] Vickers steel bells in America

Carl S Zimmerman csz_stl at s...
Wed Oct 2 00:11:59 BST 2002

 From a friend who is very knowledgeable about American bellfounders:

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>Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 16:54:04 -0500
>To: Carl S Zimmerman <csz_stl at s...>
>From: Neil Goeppinger <goepp at w...>
>Subject: Re: [Bell Historians] Vickers steel bells in America
>Carl, I've seen Naylor Vickers bells hung with a wheel to swing, but
>because I don't keep records on non-North American made bells, I didn't
>note their whereabouts. I know there is a large one in either Grimes or
>Granger, Iowa, I can't remember which (the two towns are near each other).
>I have only found a few, but the ones I have seen have been large. -- Neil

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By "large" he probably means at least 36" diameter.

=Carl Scott Zimmerman= Co-Webmaster: http://www.gcna.org/
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