Antique BRASS/BRONZE LOCOMOTIVE BELL w/ CRADLE YOKE CLAPPER & FINIAL Reading RR? Being offered for sale is the antique LARGE & HEAVY, 201 LB.(all original & complete with cradle, yoke, clapper, pull-arm lever & 6-point hex nut finial - previous owner believes this bell to be off a Reading Railroad train, as she was told by her mother - she had no documentation to support this but her word is nonetheless noteworthy). No identifiable maker's mark(s) - though there are (2) partial casting numbers at cradle top, see pics 8 & 10. As seen in the pictures/as described in the title. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT CONDITION NOTES. Being offered for sale as-found, uncleaned. May require a thorough detailing to bring to its full potential. Very Good/VG+ antique condition with a dent at center-top of yoke at one side. (see red arrows 9th pic). But otherwise just minor -to- moderate overall cosmetic wear. Small dings, dents, scuffs, scratches, stains, etc. Throughout but NO breaks or repairs. Fully functional and incredibly loud!
Simply outstanding, ultra rich patina throughout. Incredible example of an extraordinary piece of history!! Cradle is 22-1/4" wide, overall x 24-3/4" tall, base -to- finial. Clapper ball is 3-1/2 diameter. Nut finial is 4" "diameter.
Bell alone weighs 96 lbs. Total weight is 201-1/2 lbs.
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Get a Grip & More. Thank you for your business! Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Antique BRASS/BRONZE LOCOMOTIVE BELL with CRADLE YOKE CLAPPER & FINIAL Reading RR" is in sale since Wednesday, June 6, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Railroadiana & Trains\Hardware\Whistles, Bells & Horns".The seller is "getagripandmorenj" and is located in Washington, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.