Please ask any relevant questions which are answered promptly and honestly. NOTE: I Show bell with one muffin removed when setting up my interior photo shot, This muffin does thread on and off nicely _____________________ ALL ORIGINAL ______________________ Circa 1800's Rare and Unusual Good Form and Style from the late 1800's muffin bells are a gong-shaped or open-mouthed bells hand held wooden handled with Brass bells and iron mechanism often referred to as "muffin bells" and predominantly manufactured just after the Civil War used in the 1800's as fire alarm in both cities and towns that would have designated fire wardens that walked the streets at night watching for fires. The muffin bell when put into action was very loud when rung alerting others of a fire and danger original old dry surface - good solid condition. There are two season splits in the handle. That I show in my last two photos.Measurements: 5" Diameter Bells x 10" Long Approx. I Show bell with one muffin removed exposing the interior which looks all original except for the clacker that has been Yankee engineered to replace the original that was lost sometime in this bells life... The clacker is mounted to the original wire mechanism and is out of sight, hidden within the muffins and can not be seen.
This bell when rung has a real nice ring Tone. It is loud and sounds wonderful.__________________________________ Items we offer are vintage or antique. There may be slight signs of nicks, dings, rubs or slight variations in color. The item "Fireman FIRE ALARM 5 RARE very big LARGE brass ANTIQUE hand held MUFFIN BELL" is in sale since Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Primitives". The seller is "estate-assets" and is located in Rockfall, Connecticut.
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