[r-t] Changes to decisions again

Richard Smith richard at ex-parrot.com
Mon Jan 23 15:00:20 UTC 2006

I said:

> > A  hundred years ago, no-one believed it was possible to ring
> > London Major in  hand.

"Barriehen at aol.com" wrote:

> First peal of London Surprise Major in hand was 26/1/1904.  Maybe
> cylindrical is nearer than we think.

That was partly my point.  As I understand it (though
accounts do vary), when peal was rung, it was widely
considered to be a hoax (despite having been indepedently
umpired) as the method was considered to be too complicated
for it to have been anything else.


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