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hjlong3
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It is hard to determine the age of this bell from its appearance. Good reproductions are being made for export. Does it have a steel, bronze or stone pellet for a clapper. A steel or bronze pellet would indicate a reproduction as stones were used as clappers in the ancient bells.
Harry Long, MD