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Item #: wp-8585

8.5" Brass Bell

$262.00
Usually ships in 5-7 business days.
QUANTITY:
Cast brass 8.5" ship's bell comes with simple slide and lock mounting hardware - Includes bulkhead or wall mount bracket. Hand-tied monkey fist lanyard included (white for brass bells, navy blue for nickel bells).

Polished brass bells with rich tones when struck, available with mounting hardware and in three sizes. They are durable enough to be mounted in a marine environment, aboard ship, or outside a home or business.

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 one bell, the end of the first hour is two bells, the end of the first 1-1/2 hours is three bells, etc. Eight bells mark the end of a four-hour watch. 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.

These cast brass bells are polished to a mirror finish and produce a rich tone when struck. They come with a bulkhead or wall mount bracket that allows them to be easily lifted from the bracket to remove and store when not in use.