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hjlong3
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At 5 inches diameter, this is a large crotal. It would have been part of a graduated strap of heavy horsebells or as part of a set of rump or saddle bells. It would have had no nautical use, but could have been on a ship bound for other places along with horses.
Harry Long, MD