[Bell Historians] Re: Devon Bells
richard.offen at TzY2yPn7tPXIHAcQ0qIqYB373jo51gkItigRiglEurQREtS-Bgl7UciaTZstX2JpJjuSUXCHR4B_PZKf7TKcBK0.yahoo.invalid
Sun Jan 21 13:43:32 GMT 2007
> I would guess that the itinerant foundry-men
> would have been just as good at assessing their
> melts before pouring the castings. I can just
> imagine them saying, "needs more tin".
> Frank H. King
> Cambridge, U.K.
They certainly were.
I can't remember where I have seen the data, but a number of old bells
have been analysed and the copper and tin content was remarkably
consistent and accurate.
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