Warner's big tuning machine (was Heythrop &c)

Richard Offen richard.offen at o...
Mon May 10 15:17:05 BST 2004

> So there was the remains of Warners' very large machine, but I 
don't think it had anything to do with Big Ben.

I was, of course, only quoting hearsay, so it is quite likely that 
the Big Ben bit was added by someone at Gillett's to embellish the 
story. Wally maintained that Warners hoped they'd get the job of 
recasting Mears' Big Ben after it cracked. As Warner's records are 
lost, we shall probably never know!


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