[Bell Historians] Re: G&J Simpson rings

Richard Offen richard.offen at o...
Sat Jun 5 23:31:10 BST 2004

> > "...Whitechapel in the early 20s (they took their old style guage 
> > produced bells closest to a Simpson bell and adapted it)?"
> > And never got any closer!
> >
> > Anon.
> >
> [1. What is a 'guage'? 2. This is not fair. After a shaky start,
> Whitechapel were casting first-class true-harmonic bells by the 
early 1930s.
> CD]

A 'guage' is what Whitchapel call their strickles.

I hadn't noticed that VERY unfair comment from Mr Aspland ...I'd play 
Bow off against Leeds Parish Church any day!


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