Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

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Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

Post by Bargeman » Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:56 pm

Once again we hit the North Hants pasture, but this time Derek had his AT Pro as the Deus was on low charge. Now a few crotal bells have come out of this permission, but not equally between the three of us, I have had one broken one, Bob has not found one yet, but Derek has had four, and all of them ring.

But this is different, this is a peach of a bell, and as it happens it is also the same sizes a peach too. ::g

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RW, Robert Wells, of Wiltshire.
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Re: Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

Post by Steve_T » Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:08 pm

That's a nice crotal bell, it's in great shape, one of my "would like to find" items, only found a fragment. I believe Oxgirl would like to find one too, no doubt green with envy when this is seen

Well winkled, from quite deep by the looks of the hole?

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Post by Phil2401 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:28 pm

Well found (and carefully extracted) - Amazing - could use that as a doorbell! Cat-sized one still on my wish list...

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Re: Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

Post by Dave The Slave » Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:49 pm

Well done, Robert Wells foundry 1755- 1825, Aldbourne.
Managed to find part of one of these last year, luckily it had the letter " R " on that piece to ID it.
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Re: Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

Post by Bibelot » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:28 pm

Really super nice find. We have crotal bells here too but I have not been able to find one yet.

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Post by bob79 » Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:50 pm

That's a nice crotal bell there BM, love finding them, well done mate.

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Re: Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

Post by Bargeman » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:18 pm

Not my find unfortunately. Another one to Derek.


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Re: Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

Post by johnboy25 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:28 am

Lovely find👍

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Re: Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

Post by king of the swingers » Tue Jun 20, 2017 5:18 pm

nice 1

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Re: Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

Post by sweepstick47 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:38 pm

Nice one 'Bargeman' and well done Derek ::g It's a dead ringer for an absolute 'cracker' :D
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Re: Crotal Bell (one for OXgirl)

Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed Jun 21, 2017 1:39 am

Oh wow that's a beauty l;. l;. None of the ones I've found have been anywhere near that size and none have had a proper foundry mark either (I had a hammer on one but that doesn't really count). Looks like you and Derek are digging in an area that had a bit more money than the peasants round here :D

Congratulations - an absolute corker!

P.S. sorry not to have been in touch, life has been very busy and I haven't detected in weeks >:P will sort myself out and get the detector fired up this weekend if it really is going to be a little cooler ::g
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