3 Antique 1800s Giant Brass Horse Sleigh Bells On Leather Strap, Petal Design For Sale
3 ANTIQUE 1800’s
GIANT BRASS HORSE / SLEIGH BELLS
With PETAL DESIGN
On a LEATHER STRAP
The bells that I am listing here belonged to my husband’s Uncle. We received his large collection bells upon his death about 20 years ago. Uncle M. started collecting vintage and antique bells in his teens in the 1920’a and continued adding to his collection most of his life.
Details about this
particular set of bell:
Thesearea Very Large Sleigh Bells
All three have the PETAL Pattern and have a beautiful DARKpatina with spots of the shiny brass showing through on themiddle edges.
The Middle Bell Measures 3” tall (including the strap finial) and about 3” indiameter around the middle
The Middle Bell is Marked with an incised“M”
The Bells on each side Measure about 2-3/4” tall and about 2-1/4” in diameter
One isincised with“N&S” and number ”5”
The other is incised with“HS” and “& C” (to the best of my knowledge)
These very old bells have a wonderful deep patina
The bells are attached to the leather strap with heavy figure“8”steel wire“cotter pins"
Together they produces a very loud, classicalsleigh bellsound!
The three bells are in Excellent Condition
The 1-3/4” wide Leather strap shows it’s age (lots of cracks) and has been broken off at the 21” mark
~~~A Treasured Addition to Anyone's Antique Bell