Ship's Bell 6 inch

£33.19

Ship's Bells

The ship's clock strikes in a half-hour sequence based on the four-hour ship's watch system. The end of the first half hour is marked by 1 bell, the end of the first hour is 2 bells, the end of the first 1-1/2 hours is 3 bells, etc. The end of a four-hour watch is marked by 8 bells. Eight bells are struck six times in a 24-hour period: at noon, 4 p.m., 8 p.m., midnight, 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. Solid brass.

? 15cm, 6 inch Bell

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  • Model: AC073


This product was added to our catalog on Friday 19 January, 2007.

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