Dating crotal bells

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Ladybird66 wrote: Sun Aug 16, 2020 2:41 am
Having said that I remember reading that on a foul and windy night an unfortunate widow lady went looking for her missing Cow and following the sound of its bell fell down a mine shaft (loads of them around here) and died after breaking her neck !
That is sad :shock:

Sorry you don’t get them much in Wales though :(
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I saw this one half buried at the seafront in Exmouth, slightly bigger than normal. Any idea of maker or age? :rollinglaughing: :rollinglaughing:
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Here's mine from earlier this year I think it's 17thc
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Carling 2 wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:55 am Here's mine from earlier this year I think it's 17thc
IH is listed by UKDFD as a 17th century foundry but the style of initials on yours matches 18th century ones. An interesting, and very nice, example :thumbsup:
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Rod has moved the guide to his own website, https://www.rodblunt.com/crotal-bells
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Muchshmike wrote: Thu May 12, 2022 11:18 am Ideas
If you would like it might be an idea to make a topic of your own for your crotal bell to give it more exposure for an ID
I can do it for you if you needed so let me know

Its a nice one and looks to be 16th to 17th century with the drilled suspension loop
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Ok great thanks will look how to do this when I get home from work
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