I bought this bell in Paris, France at an antique market. A saleswoman was a very old lady who didn’t speak any English. She couldn’t tell me how old the bell was. Does anybody have any idea? It looks like the bell is bronze. It is 2.5 inches high and it has two tongues.
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I also have one, a bit newer I believe. Mine are sand cast in nature and I believe, [from the features], that these are possibly not children, but rather adults in period costume! Mine has only one clapper and isn’t as polished out as the ones you show.
Brass – No magnetism
2 1/2 inches high
2 1/4 inches wide
1 1/2 inches deep
Purchased from a British source.
I am thinking a Holland Souvenir bell, Circa 1970’s ish, for mine!
(sorry about the loss of detail, I find that I have to reduce the photos to 25% of normal to get them to fit this site’s needs.)