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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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