Groton, Massachusetts USA

Richard Offen richard at
Mon May 22 01:52:10 BST 2006

--- In bellhistorians at, Laura Dickerson <lauradi at ...> 
>     The tenor at the Groton School Chapel is usually listed as 18-0-
> including in Dove and other places.  Written on the bell, though, is a
> gross weight (that I forget) and a nett (sic) weight of 21-1-21.   
> were originally eight bells, which were recast into a ten in 1962.  Is
> it possible that the recorded weight is that of the old tenor?
>    Thanks for any information - it seems to me as a long-time  lurker
> that somebody on the list would be able to solve the mystery.
> Laura Dickerson

That's probably the shipping weight, complete with headstock.



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