[Bell Historians] Re: alternative to bells

Richard Offen richard at ...
Thu Jun 16 13:00:45 BST 2005

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "David Bryant" 
<davidbryant at h...> wrote:
> I think Smith's (the clockmakers) sell electronic devices which 
simulate the 
> sound of bells. I've seen them in a catalogue. From the 
description, they 
> sound really naff, I must say.
> In Northallerton there is a clock projecting from the front of a 
> precinct, which 'sounds' the Westminster quarters and hour, with 
> recodings being of a chime with an hour bell in excess of a ton. 
> remember what the note is - Eb or D I think, but I could be wrong. 
It sounds 
> rather incongruous, to say the least!
> David

Is there still an 'icecream machine' sounding forth from St Bride's 
Fleet Street?



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