Show us your non crotal bells!

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There are many other types of bells found which don't tend to get recorded so it would be interesting to see a few and maybe guess at their possible use. I think I have about half a dozen of them which I'll dig out for your opinions of.
So get your non crotal bells out! :thumbsup:
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Start with this one.
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bob79 wrote:
Fri Sep 10, 2021 9:34 pm
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Start with this one.
Is that a harness bell? I guess that servant bells were slightly larger and had a higher tin content?
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Great idea for a thread :thumbsup:

And sadly one I can't contribute to, never having found anything other than crotal bells, but interested to see what others have found.
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I only have one to contribute…
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chill…karma will fix it

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figgis wrote:
Sat Sep 11, 2021 5:28 am
Great idea for a thread :thumbsup:

And sadly one I can't contribute to, never having found anything other than crotal bells, but interested to see what others have found.
Ditto
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Oxgirl wrote:
Sat Sep 11, 2021 8:09 am
I only have one to contribute…
The loop on that one looks quite beefy for it's thin body, maybe so it wouldn't wear out?
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Just the one found by my detecting friend on Monday, although when i was researching and found very few recorded, one of the others was hers.
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Cheers, :thumbsup:
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I have a couple of small bells that have been recorded but not as crotal bells

This one has a long shank

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This one is a little crushed and wondered if it may be a hawking bell?

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I found one part of the broken bell and popped that in the scrap bucket . A year or so later , same field and almost same spot I found the second piece so perhaps with some luck I can find the rest of it at some stage .
The cattle bell Cow / Sheep , not sure was given to me by a neighbour . I am not sure about this one though , it has the look and age to be genuine but I have a sneaky feeling it may be a repro , one of those fire place decorations with all the horse brass etc . Still quite nice though .
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Here’s three different ones,
Saxon, Roman & a Medieval harness pendant bell.
Clint :thumbsup:
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Clint sir, you are now officially on my "makes me very jealous" list :mrgreen:
What fantastic little items :clapping:
Great idea for a thread and is showing some interesting bells and dingers :thumbsup:
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I have this nice complete one but without its clanger. I have found what I think are clangers but could also be door drop handles. One I have found would have fitted this perfectly.

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Another bell, found this on my first ever club dig with LP using a Laser B1.
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bob79 wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:16 pm
Another bell, found this on my first ever club dig with LP using a Laser B1.
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Very nice, a once silvered two holer! :thumbsup: :Thinking: :D
A bit hard to judge size from pic, 2cm?
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