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Alan Burgdorf sends the following:

1893 McShane Liberty Bell

Width: 6 1/16”
Depth: 3 3/4”
Height: 6”
Wheel diameter: 5 3/16”
Weight: 3lb 7oz

Front rail reads (cast or stamped):
“SOUVENIR COLUMBIAN LIBERTY BELL 1893”

Back rail (cast or stamped) reads:
“MCSHANE BELL FOUNDRY. BALTIMORE, MD.”

Top band of engraving reads:
“GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST AND ON EARTH PEACE GOOD WILL TOWARD MEN”

Center front engraving reads:
“A NEW COMMANDMENT
I GIVE UNTO YOU
THAT YE LOVE ONE ANOTHER”

Center rear engraving reads:
“A. D. 1893.”

Bottom band of engraving reads:
“PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT THE LAND UNTO ALL THE INHABITANTS THEREOF”

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