Seller: shipwreckmarine1 (1,119) 100%, Location: Coombabah, QLD, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 143015160368 Please see my other auctions for the RARE and UNUSUAL You are bidding on a LARGE BRONZE SHIP'S BELL. This is a really beautiful bell with a resounding tone.It measures 10 inches or 25 cms accross the mouth. 12 inches or 30 cms from the rim to the top of the acorn and 14.5 inches or 37 cms from the bottom of its huge bob to the top of the acorn.The bell does need a good hand polish.Very heavy weighing approx 18lbs.This is a very fine a quality bell as good you can get. To replace with a new bell of similar size and quality you would need to pay several thousand dollars. Whether you want to use this bell as an ornament or mount it back onto a boat, either is achievable, the bell certainly makes a statement, and could well be the centrepiece of any Nautical collection. There are many ways to mount the bell, if you need inspiration in this regard, please just ask. The pictures can better describe this vintage bell better than what I can, so please perouse the pictures as they form part of the description. Please ask any and all questions, I don't pretend to be any sort of an expert in relation to bells, allthough over the years I have had the pleasure of being custodian to quite a few. I shall however try and answer any questions you might have? If you would like to view the bell prior to bidding, this can be arranged by contacting John on 0428 501195 I also have a number of other interesting ships pieces etc on ebay at the moment. I am happy to post or send via courier. I don't charge for packing and handling, what you pay is what the post office charges me. I am selling off pieces from my Nautical collection, accumulated over the last half century, if you see anything you like please don't be shy to ask, like this bell many of the pieces are unique and will be rarely seen again. Please don't you miss out! I will be listing a number of interesting items from my personal collection over the next few days, weeks and possibly months - PLEASE take the time to SEE MY OTHER MARITIME AUCTIONS Bid carefully as sale is final . Preferred method of payment Bank Transfer. Thank you for looking and good luck in the bidding. Powered by eBay Turbo Lister Condition: EXcellent used condition, some loss of nickel plating, scratching etc.