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John Eachus
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John Wilbanks was a German immigrant who lived in Germantown, Pa. He cast bells. I only know of three in existance in the US. The bells are beautifully cast and have an excellent clear musical note that can be matched to new cast bells. John Wilbanks was asked by the City of Philadelphia to cast a new Liberty Bell; his contract specified that he must transport and dispose of the original. The City of Philadelphia filed a law suit when he refused.