[Bell Historians] Re: Batricks or Battericks?

Hugh Routh hughrouth@yahoo.co.uk [bellhistorians] bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
Wed Jun 13 14:17:47 BST 2018

 Thanks, Mike; that must be the answer, as they would presumably have worn out regularly!
    On Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 14:09:36 BST, mikechester at hotmail.com [bellhistorians] <bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com> wrote:  
Could these be the leathers that attach the clapper to the cast in crown staples?  "Baldricks" is a similar term.

"An early device for attaching a clapper to a bell comprising a leather lined iron strap. The leather is the baldrick and the iron is known as the baldrick copse."
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