Index to Central & South American sites by maker

Non-traditional carillons in Central and South America contain bells supplied by a variety of bellfoundries.  The sites are listed by foundry in the following order:

For an explanation of what this index contains (and does NOT contain), and of the additional details on each entry, see the Bellfoundry Indexes Advice.

NOTE: Carillon-sized instruments of unknown mechanism (tagged "mech?") are listed both here and in the corresponding index for traditional carillons.  When the uncertainty is resolved, one of the entries will be removed.


Bellfoundry unknown

The sources which reported the existence of these instruments, or the phase of work listed here, did not identify their makers.  They are listed in city name order rather than date order.
BUENOS AIRES - MU             : ARGENTINA    1996 R
   Torre del Consejo Deliberante
   Municipio 
SAO PAULO - BR                : BRAZIL       ???? C
   Banco Real

Schilling, Apolda, Germany

BUENOS AIRES - MU             : ARGENTINA    1930 C
   Torre del Consejo Deliberante
   Municipio 
MERCEDES                      : ARGENTINA    1931 C  mech?
   Iglesia de los Palotinos 

Petit & Fritsen, Aarle-Rixtel, Netherlands

LIMA - SDF                    : PERU         1957 C
   Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Fatima 
WILLEMSTAD - SF/2             : NED.ANTIL.   1958 C  mech?
   Spritzer & Fuhrmann, Jewellers 
BAYAMON                       : PUERTO RICO  1962 C  mech?
   Collegia Santa Rita 
FILIPSBURG - G                : NED.ANTIL.   1968 C
   Government House
FILIPSBURG - SF               : NED.ANTIL.   1969 C
   Spritzer & Fuhrmann 
HATO REY                      : PUERTO RICO  1992 C
   Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico 
   (Universidad Politécnica de P.R.) 

Michiels, Belgium

MONTEVIDEO - Unknown !        : URUGUAY      ???? C  mech?
   (Unknown) 
GUATEMALA CITY                : GUATEMALA    1932 C  mech?
   (Unknown) 

Paccard, Annecy, France

LA MERCED                     : ARGENTINA    ???? C
   (Unknown) 
BUENOS AIRES - ME             : ARGENTINA    1912 C  mech?
   Mercado 
HIGUEY                        : DOMINICAN R  1977 C
   Catedral Basilica de Nuestra Señora 
     de la Altagracia

Vanbergen, Heiligerlee, Netherlands

LIMA - CC                     : PERU         1954 C
   Catholic Church 

Miscellaneous founders, not listed above

One instance each; in order by year.
LA PLATA                      : ARGENTINA    1999 C  non-trad
   La Catedral
   cast by De Poli, Italy

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This index page was built from the database on 18-Nov-03 and last revised on 28-Jan-15.

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