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186e – RARE VINTAGE UPSIDE DOWN BRASS LADY BELL WITH LEGS HANDLE
AN UNUSUAL AND RARE UPSIDE DOWN BRASS LADY BELL WITH LEGS HANDLE.
IT STANDS 3 1/8 INCHES TALL AND 2 3/8 INCHES WIDE AND 1 3/4 INCHES FROM BACK TO FRONT.

A spoof on the common Southern Belle.

Standard clapper and my interpretation of what it should be.

Attracts attention, often sells for more than I think it is worth.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/290968110698?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649#ht_55wt_948

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186f – Lady holding a tray of fish Brass Hand Bell
Height approx. 13.5 cms, Weight approx. 620g
Has a combined 2 leg clapper. Very attractive.
Nice detail including fish in a tray/ basket and lid.

Another of the early Pearson Page bells, c. 1920. Some are made a little better than average, and some have a nicer patina than average. This is toward the top of both scales.

Sold at fair market value.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/151108607859?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649#ht_247wt_932

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186g – Antique Tibetan Brass Figure Lady Bell
Antique Tibetan Brass Figure or Lady Bell measuring 4.5″ inches high.
I don’t know if it was originaly a bell or whether someone has tried to turn it into one.
There are two holes at the top where a fixing for the clanger would have been.

Yet another of the early Pearson Page bells, c. 1920. This one has some problems.
She was originally holding a fan vertically along her left cheek.
This fan and part of her left hand were somehow broken off.

Sold well above fair market value.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/370886697910?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649#ht_998wt_948

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186h – Très jolie sonnette de comptoir ancienne en laiton socle en bois noirci
Fonctionne parfaitement . Très beau tintement .
On l’entend de loin. Hauteur 11 cm largeur 11cm

Very pretty old desk bell brass base blackened wood
Works perfectly. Beautiful tinkling.
Height 11 cm width 11cm

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