I can’t figure out how to put additional pictues up so I am just starting a new thread. If you know anything about this bell, or have seen anything like it before, I would appreciate a response. My brother bought this bell from the Catholic diocese in San Antonio in 1974. It was going to be scrapped as it has two big cracks in it and had been in storage for decades. We think it may date back to the Spanish Garrison Hospital at the Alamo. Let’s see if I can get this site to work.
I am not even going to try to put another picture up. I have a bunch of high resolution photos which I would be glad to share via e-mail. RobinAlex@gilanet.com There is no point in trying to put them up here. It weighs 190 pounds and is cast bronze. It has been heavily used, with two cracks approximately 2″ long on opposite sides of the bell where the clapper would hit.
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