[Bell Historians] Any offers?

Carl S Zimmerman csz_stl at s...
Wed Apr 28 20:17:56 BST 2004

At 17:41 +0000 2004/04/28, Bill Hibbert wrote:
>I have just received the following email. How do you think I should
>> I have this bell Naylor-Vickers bell in my backyard. It
>> is large, maybe 20-30" in diameter and extreamly heavy.
>> Both supports are with it. I was thinking of selling it
>> and was wondering if you have any information on what
>> it may be worth? I know it came from historic Bristol,
>> Pennsylvania, USA. The date on it is 1858 and it has a
>> number on it #219.
>Bill H

Concidentally, just two days ago I received a similar inquiry about a 
similar bell:

>We have in our possession a Naylor Vickers & Co. Bell dated 1858.
>Number 672
>Sheffield--- E. Riepe's Patent
>Cast steel
>Can we get an estimate of its value. It is part of our fathers 
>estate and will be disposed of. As a family we hate to sell it for 
>the scrap value of cast steel.

I asked the sender for further description (including where he was 
located), but have not yet had a response.


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