[Bell Historians] Half and three-quarters wheels

Matthew Higby matthewhigby@aol.com [bellhistorians] bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
Wed Jan 30 18:46:59 GMT 2019

Are you sure Howard?? I thought it was the bottom!


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> On 30 Jan 2019, at 18:38, khsbelring at aol.com [bellhistorians] <bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
> Newcastle Cathedral "Major" is the top half - Howard
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> From: Andrew Aspland aaspland at yahoo.co.uk [bellhistorians] <bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com>
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> I suspect the fractions are approximations. (Not that I wish to get into arguments about thirteen sixteenth wheels.) There are some modern half wheels. I think there is a small bell illustrated in a G&J catalogue and is Major at Newcastle Cathedral on a half wheel? In both cases these are the lower halves and aid swing chiming. Old half wheels were a vertical half?
> For three quarter wheels which is the missing quarter?
> Andrew
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