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      halanb
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      If you have pictures I am missing or those in B&W, please send to:

      alanburgdorf@hotmail.com

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      John McCombie Table Bells

      John McCombie has been making bronze table bells since 1991, and has issued 38 to date.

      Crooked Creek Gallery
      Indiana, Pennsylvania
      http://www.crookedcreekgallery.com/

      See also: John McCombie Bells, The Bell Tower, May-Jun 2005, pg 29ff, by Bruce Milstead

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      01 – 1991 – Old Friends #1 ……………………… 7” ……. Cowboy boot (as clapper)
      02 – 1992 – Old Friends #2 ……………………… 7” ……. Cowboy boot
      03 – 1992 – Last Check …………………………. 7” ……. Cowboy boot
      04 – 1993 – Water Girls …………………………. 7” ……. Cowboy boot
      05 – 1993 – Day’s End …………………………… 7” ……. Cowboy boot
      06 – 1993 – Bear Family …………………………. 7” ……. Cowboy boot
      07 – 1993 – Smithy ………………………………. 7” ……. Arm striking anvil
      08 – 1995 – Owl ………………………………….. 5” ……. Mouse
      09 – 1995 – Eagle ………………………………… 6” ……. Cowboy boot
      10 – 1996 – Louise Collins (ABA) ……………….. 6.5” …. Inscribed “96” & “PA”
      11 – 1996 – Blue Heron ………………………….. 11” ….. Fish
      12 – 1996 – Ground Hog …………………………. 6” ……. Cowboy boot
      13 – 1997 – Medicine Man ……………………….. 9” ……. Medicine pouch
      14 – 1997 – Swan ………………………………… 9” ……. Ear of corn
      15 – 1997 – Moses ……………………………….. 24”
      16 – 1998 – Santa ………………………………… 8” ……. Sleigh bell
      17 – 1998 – Horses & Hounds ……………………. 11” ….. Fox’s tail
      18 – 1999 – Anniversary …………………………. 5.5” …. Blue egg
      19 – 1999 – Angel ……………………………….. 10” ….. Shape of the world
      20 – 2000 – Cardinal …………………………….. 8.5” …. Cluster of berries
      21 – 2000 – Robin (ABA) ………………………… 4” ……. Blue robin egg
      22 – 2001 – Kingfisher …………………………… 6” ……. Small fish
      23 – 2001 – Viking ……………………………….. 6” ……. Viking boot
      24 – 2001 – Mountain Lion ………………………. 6” ……. Rabbit
      25 – 2001 – Boy Scout …………………………… 9” ……. Square knot
      26 – 2003 – Rooster …………………………….. 6.5” ….. Claw holding egg
      27 – 2003 – Feather …………………………….. 5.5” ….. Medicine bag
      28 – 2003 – My Dog ……………………………… 3.5” ….. Dog bone
      29 – 2005 – Alligator (ABA) …………………….. 3.75” … Gator tail
      30 – 2005 – U.S. Marine …………………………. 6.5” ….. Combat boots
      31 – 2005 – Lion Head …………………………… 5” ……. Lion’s paw
      32 – 2006 – Jingles the Cat ……………………… 6” ……. Mouse
      33 – 2007 – Screaming Eagle …………………….. 6.5” …. Combat boots
      34 – 2009 – Horse Head ………………………….. 6.5” …. Horse hoof
      35 – 2009 – Cowboy Bell …………………………. 4.5” …. Cowboy boots
      36 – 2010 – Tufted Titmouse ……………………. 5.5” …. Twig w/ berries
      37 – 2010 – Rest on Arms (Union Soldier) ………. 13” …. Soldiers’ Boots
      38 – 2012 – Boy Scout …………………………….. 7″? ….. Square knot

      by John McCombie III
      01 – 2000 – Priscilla the Pig …………………….. 4.25″…. Ear of corn

      Thanks to Bruce & Loretta Milstead for the complete list of bells.

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      Old Friends #1 (7″), Old Friends #2 (7″), Last Check (7″)

      Water Girls (7″), Day’s End (7″), Bear Family (7″)

      Smithy (7″), Owl (5″), Eagle (6″)

      Louise Collins (6.5″), Blue Heron (11″), Ground Hog (6″)

      Medicine Man (9″), Swan (9″), Moses (24″, one of a kind)

      Santa (8″), Horses & Hounds (11″), Anniversary (5.5″)

      Angel (10″), Cardinal (8.5″), Robin (4″)

      Kingfisher (6″), Viking (6″), Mountain Lion (6″)

      Boy Scout (9″), Rooster (6.5″), Feather (5.5″)

      My Dog (3.5″), Alligator (3.75″), U.S. Marine (6.5″)

      Lion Head (5″), Jingles the Cat (6″), Screaming Eagle (6.5″)

      Horse Head (6.5″), Cowboy (4.5″)

      Tufted Titmouse (5.5″), Rest on Arms (13″), Boy Scout (7″?)

      Priscilla the Pig (4.25″, by John McCombie III)

      Thanks to Bill Martin and Pat Stodghill for comments and additional pictures.

      Re #37, Rest on Arms, see also: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=4941

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