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WW II U.S. NAVY
FOREDECK - ANCHOR BELL
Complete with all Original Parts
Polished & Lacquered Bell
is a World War Two (WW II) "Foredeck" bell which has all its
original parts including the rarely found "shoe", original clapper and bracket
and one piece nut and washer. It comes complete with a dark oval wood base and a
fancy macramé bell rope at no additional charge.
is unusual for a bell of this type to have survived the years with all
these parts present:
- Mounting Shoe
one piece washer and nut
TO FIND: U.S. Navy bells of this unique design are becoming very scarce, and those with
all their original parts are scarcer still.
The vertical inverted “J” bracket requires
that they be mounted on a pedestal or deck, hence they are known as anchor or
bell was owned by a Navy Veteran for
the last 33 years who always displayed it with pride. Now that he is retired, he
is down sizing and simplifying his life style. Over the last few years, Navy
Bells have become very scarce so we were delighted to have him contact
NAVY BELLS RING WITH
DISTINCTION:There is nothing comparable to the sound of a Navy bell.
The use of a special "bell metal" formula produces a clear, sharp ring and sets
up a strong reverberation that has a strong resonance that once heard will never
be forgotten. Cheap imitations can never achieve this distinctive ring because
"bell metal" is a specially formulated bronze alloy, unique to the Navy for this
highly specialized use.
Looking at rear of bracket and
Diameter at crown 5
Diameter at mouth 9
1/2" Height to crown 6 1/2" Height
overall 16 1/2"
OVAL WOOD STAND: 16" L x 11 3/4"
D x 3/4" T Weight: a heavy
polished and lacquered. The bracket has a rough surface. The bell ring sharp
and clear which resonates and makes a strong vibration.
Special one piece nut and
This outstanding and
rare US Navy bell is a great find for a gift, presentation piece or for
a collection that includes only the finest. The stand makes it
UNCONDITIONAL NO NONSENSE GUARANTEE: If not completely satisfied with
your purchase it may be returned within five days of receipt in its original
packaging if without damage. Return items must be insured for their full value.
Only a prior email authorization from us for the return is required. Shipping
charges are included in this offer within the continental United States if an
error is due to our fault.
INSURED PACKING by FedEx Ground to the 48 contiguous States , $60.00
buyers welcome, but inquire first. We have satisfied customers
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Canada, Chile,
Republic of China, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Denmark,
Estonia, England, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland,
Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia,
Martinique, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Nova Scotia, Panama,
Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia,
Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, St. Maarten, Sweden, Switzerland,
Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, USVI and the Eastern
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which case the item will be held until cleared. Our prices are quoted net to
seller, but credit cards may be accepted through PayPal for verified members by
special arrangement at an additional charge.
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