Price

£500.00

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Miniature reproduction in the form of a badge of the impressive and unique GREAT PAUL BELL. Registered on the 5th June 1882 (see registration stamp on the reverse of the badge). Cast at Taylors of Loughborough in 1881. 

Great Paul is Britain's heaviest swinging Bell, It is located in the South West Tower of St Pauls Cathedral in London. It was cast by Taylors bell foundry and weighs 16 ton-14 Cwt. The bell rings at 1pm every day. 

Around the bell runs the inscription 'vae mihi si non evangelisavero' – 'Woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel' with initials in italics EMILY. 

John Taylor & Co, commonly known as Taylor's Bell Foundry or Taylor's of Loughborough, was the world's largest working bell foundry. The business originated in the 14th century and became Taylor's after the Taylor family took over in 1784. 

Dimensions

Total height: 1.4 inches (4.6cm), Width: 1.4 inches (3.6cm)

Weight

0.276 troy ounces (8.6 grams)

Price

£500.00

Condition report

Excellent

Stock number

8739
Strictly by appointment only

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  • Since 1918, BADA has been the leading association for the antiques and fine art trade
  • Members are elected for their knowledge, integrity and quality of stock
  • Our clients are protected by BADA’s code of conduct
  • Our dealers’ membership is reviewed and renewed annually
  • Bada.org is a non-profit site: clients deal directly with members and they pay no hidden fees
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