Index to Central & South American chimes by maker

Chimes 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.


Bellfoundry unknown

The sources which reported the existence of these instruments did not identify their makers.
ARUBA                         : NED.ANTIL.   ???? C
   Spritzer & Fuhrmann, Jewellers 

Eijsbouts, Asten, Netherlands

WILLEMSTAD - SF/1             : NED.ANTIL.   1954 C
   Spritzer & Fuhrmann, Jewellers 
CARACAS                       : VENEZUELA    1969 C
   Church 
ORANJESTAD                    : NED.ANTIL.   1989 C
   Shopping Mall 
WILLEMSTAD - CB/1             : NED.ANTIL.   1989 C
   Citco Bank
WILLEMSTAD - CB/2             : NED.ANTIL.   1991 C
   Citco Bank
Complete list of Eijsbouts foundry output.

Petit & Fritsen, Aarle-Rixtel, Netherlands

PARAMARIBO - J                : SURINAME     1963 F
   J.L.Jong A Kiem N.V.
CARTAGO                       : COSTA RICA   1969 C
   Almacén Gonzalez
PARAMARIBO - J                : SURINAME     2003 E
   J.L.Jong A Kiem N.V.
Complete list of Petit & Fritsen foundry output.

Rincker, Germany

VALDIVIA                      : CHILE        19?? C  chime
   (unknown)
Complete list of Rincker foundry output.

Taylor, Loughborough, England

SMITH'S PARISH                : BERMUDA      1910 F
   Church of St.Mark the Apostle (Anglican) 
SMITH'S PARISH                : BERMUDA      1912 E
   Church of St.Mark the Apostle (Anglican) 
PORT-AU-PRINCE                : HAITI        1960 C
   Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
     (Ste.Trinite)
Complete list of Taylor foundry output.

Vanbergen, Heiligerlee, Netherlands

ANTIGUA                       : B. W. I.     1960 C
   Northwest Tower 
   Cathedral Church of St.John the Divine (Anglican) 
BRASILIA                      : BRAZIL       1977 C
   Catholic Church
Complete list of Vanbergen foundry output.

Whitechapel, London, England

Older bells carry the name Mears & Stainbank
(UNKNOWN)                     : TRINIDAD     1830 C
   Catholic Church
PORT OF SPAIN - HT            : TRINIDAD     1880 C
   Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity (Anglican) 
MONTEGO BAY                   : JAMAICA      1959 C
   St.James Parish Church (Anglican) 
Complete list of Whitechapel foundry output.


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This index page was built from the database on 02-Jul-01 and last revised on 6-Apr-15.

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