[Bell Historians] Crown failures

David Bryant david at b...
Wed Jun 30 19:20:48 BST 2004

> Yes, but we don'y know if the bell failed (like the treble in 1891) or the
> re-casting was done 'just in case'.

Probably because the crack was extending over the shoulder and down the waist of the bell and making it sound dead - that's what usually happens with crown cracks, if they extend. Was a restoration of all the bells carried out at the time? If so it would probably have been recast even if the crack wasn't too severe at the time, especially where G&J were concerned.



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