Chimes in Germany:
index by maker

Chimes in Germany contain bells supplied by a variety of bellfoundries.  Most such sites (exceptions as noted below) are listed here by foundry in the following order:

Within each bellfoundry group, the sites are listed in chronological order (unknown first).

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:  For an explanation of our use of the tags BRD and DDR, see the long Note in the regional index overview page for this country.


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.
AALEN - RM                    : GERMANY-BRD  ???? C
   Reichsstädter Markt
ABENSBURG                     : GERMANY      ???? C
   Rathaus
ALFELD                        : GERMANY      2000 C
   Bürgeramt (citizens office)
CELLE                         : GERMANY-BRD  1973 C
   Building facade
DUESSELDORF - M               : GERMANY-BRD  ???? C
   Shop facade
ESCHWEGE                      : GERMANY      ???? C
   Rathaus
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - STB/2     : GERMANY      ???? C  coll
   Kaiserdom St.Bartholomäus
GOETTINGEN - EK               : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C
   Evangelische Kirche
GOETTINGEN - G                : GERMANY-BRD  ???? C
   Glockenspiel
   Unidentified building
GOSLAR                        : GERMANY-BRD  1968 C
   Ehemalige Stadtkämmerei (Old City Hall)
GOTHA                         : GERMANY      2011 C
   Innungshalle
HALTERN-AM-SEE                : GERMANY-BRD  1989 C
   Rathausgiebel
HEIDENHEIM                    : GERMANY      ???? C
   Altes Rathaus (Elmar-Doch-Haus)
HINTERZARTEN                  : GERMANY      1990 C
   Evangelische Kirche
JEVER                         : GERMANY-BRD  1983 C
   Office building facade
KARLSRUHE - MS                : GERMANY      ???? C
   Musikhaus Schlaile
KOBLENZ                       : GERMANY      2007 C
   Johannishausfassade
KULMBACH                      : GERMANY      2002 C
   Sparkassegebäude
MECKENHEIM                    : GERMANY-BRD  1983 C
   Freestanding sculpture
MUENCHEN - JF                 : GERMANY-BRD  ???? C
   Juwelier Fridrich
MUENSTER - D/1                : GERMANY      1542 C
   South choir ambulatory
   St.-Paulus-Dom
NEHEIM                        : GERMANY      2007 C
   Der Glockenstuhl
NEUMARKT                      : GERMANY-BRD  1980 F
   Building facade
NEUMARKT                      : GERMANY-BRD  2002 E
   Building facade
NIERSTEIN                     : GERMANY-BRD  1968 C
   Weingut St.Urbanshof
   (St.Urbanshof Winery)
PFORZHEIM - EK                : GERMANY      1990 C
   Evangelische Kirche
PLOCHINGEN                    : GERMANY      ???? C
   Haus "Grüner Baum"
RANSBACH                      : GERMANY      2006 C
   Clocktower
REGENSBURG - STJ              : GERMANY      ???? C
   Stiftskirche St.Johann
SCHWANDORF                    : GERMANY      ???? C
   Glockenspielturm
SOLTAU                        : GERMANY      ???? C
   Bell pole
STUTTGART-FREIBERG            : GERMANY-BRD  1956 C
   Evangelische Kirche Stuttgart-Freiberg
     (Michaelshaus)
TRIER - D                     : GERMANY-BRD  1682 C (peal)
   Domkirche St.Peter
ULM - M                       : GERMANY-BRD  ???? C  peal
   Münster
WEINHEIM                      : GERMANY      1997 C
   Altes Rathaus
WOLFENBUETTEL                 : GERMANY      ???? C
   Juwelier Gert Hungeling
WUERZBURG - BW                : GERMANY-BRD  ???? C
   Bürgerspital Weinhaus

Schilling, Apolda, Heidelberg and Waren, Germany

VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN - 1    : GERMANY-BRD  1954 F  peal
   North tower
   Münster Unser Lieben Frau
FREIBURG-IM-BREISGAU - M      : GERMANY-BRD  1959 C  peal
   Muenster
SPEYER                        : GERMANY-BRD  1963 E  peal
   Imperial Cathedral Basilica
     of the Assumption and St.Stephen
WUERZBURG - STK               : GERMANY-BRD  1965 F  peal
   Dom St.Kilian
MAGDEBURG - STM               : GERMANY-DDR  1977 C  peal
   Klosterkirche St.Marien
Complete list of Schilling foundry output, grouped by foundry.

Eijsbouts, Asten, Netherlands

BERLIN-BORSIGWALDE            : GERMANY-BRD  107? C
   Allerheiligenkirche

HOEDINGEN                     : GERMANY-BRD  1959 C
   Juwelier Kitt
UEBERLINGEN/BODENSEE          : GERMANY-BRD  1963 C
   Juwelier Kitt
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - H         : GERMANY-BRD  1969 C
   Henninger Brauerei
TRIER - FS                    : GERMANY-BRD  1969 C
   Fa. Steipenbering
KEVELAER - H                  : GERMANY-BRD  1970 C
   Juwelier Hammans KG
BUER - 3                      : GERMANY-BRD  1971 C
   Fa. Korfhage
HAMBURG - I                   : GERMANY-BRD  1972 C
   IGA Fair 1973
MUELHEIM-RUHR                 : GERMANY-BRD  1972 C
   Hotel Kölner Hof
BAD GRUND                     : GERMANY-BRD  1973 C
   Oberharzer Hof
MUEMMELMANNSBERG              : GERMANY-BRD  1973 C
   Kath.Gemeindezentrum
FARMSEN                       : GERMANY-BRD  1975 C
   R.K. Kirche
RENDSBURG                     : GERMANY-BRD  1975 C
   Altes Rathaus Fassade
LAATZEN                       : GERMANY-BRD  1978 C
   Neues Rathaus
GEISLINGEN                    : GERMANY-BRD  1981 C
   Altes Rathaus
SIEGBURG                      : GERMANY-BRD  1981 C
   Stadtmuseum
   Haus Humperdinck
OPLADEN-LEVERKUSEN            : GERMANY-BRD  1982 C
   Savings Bank
WERL                          : GERMANY-BRD  1983 C
   Musikschule Werl-Wickede-Ense
ARNSDORF                      : GERMANY-DDR  1984 C
   Parish Church
DORMAGEN                      : GERMANY-BRD  1984 C
   Altes Rathaus
KRANKENHAGEN                  : GERMANY-BRD  1984 C
   Erlöser Kirche
PRUEM                         : GERMANY-BRD  1985 C
   Marktplatz
KAISERSWERTH                  : GERMANY-BRD  1986 C
   Shopping Centre Kaiserswerth
SAMMAREI                      : GERMANY-BRD  1987 C
   Wallfahrtskirche Mariä Himmelfahrt
MUENCHEN - P                  : GERMANY-BRD  1988 C
   Private estate
GESCHER - M                   : GERMANY-BRD  1989 C
   Westfålische Glockenmuseum Gescher
     (Bell Museum)
KEVELAER - B                  : GERMANY-BRD  1989 C
   Bank Building
KOERBECKE                     : GERMANY      1990 C
   Bank Building
BAD DRIBURG                   : GERMANY      2020 C  peal
   Pfarrkirche St.Peter & St.Paul
Complete list of Eijsbouts foundry output.

Petit & Fritsen, Aarle-Rixtel, Netherlands

KOELN - H                     : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C
   Dufthaus 4711

STEINHEIM                     : GERMANY-BRD  1979*C
   Glockenspiel
   * installed at this site in 2005
Complete list of Petit & Fritsen foundry output.

Cornille-Havard, Villedieu-les-Poêles, Manche, France

SAARBRUECKEN                  : GERMANY      1999 C
   Rathausturm
Complete list of Cornille-Havard foundry output.

Perner, Passau, Germany

NUREMBERG                     : GERMANY      ???? C
   City-Point Shopping Center
PASSAU - P/2                  : GERMANY      ???? C
   Glockengießerei Perner

ETTERZHAUSEN                  : GERMANY-BRD  1980 C
   St.Michael's Church
DONAUWOERTH                   : GERMANY      1990 C
   Rathaus (Town Hall)
APOLDA                        : GERMANY      2000 C
   Town house
KONSTANZ                      : GERMANY      2004 C
   Mainau Island
SCHWALMSTADT                  : GERMANY      2005 C
   Private house
SCHEYERN                      : GERMANY      2007 C  peal
   Klosterkirche Heilige Kreuz
WUERZBURG - STK               : GERMANY-BRD  2008 E  peal
   Dom St.Kilian
BAD SULZA                     : GERMANY      2019 C
   Sophienklinik
Complete list of Perner foundry output.

Rincker, Sinn, Germany

BAD BERLEBURG                 : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C
   (unknown)
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - B         : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  peal
   Bethlehemkirche
HILCHENBACH                   : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C
   Sparkasse
KOELN - B                     : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C  peal
   (unknown)
LEMGO                         : GERMANY-BRD  193? F
   St.Nicolaikirche
LEMGO                         : GERMANY-BRD  19?? E
   St.Nicolaikirche
OSNABRUECK                    : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C
   Marienkirche
RUEDESHEIM                    : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C
   (unknown)
WOCKLUM                       : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C
   (unknown)

LEMGO                         : GERMANY-BRD  1948 I
   St.Nicolaikirche
BERLIN - KW                   : GERMANY-BRD  1959 C
   Altes Glockenturm
   Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche
GOETTINGEN - JK               : GERMANY-BRD  1968 F
   Jacobikirche
GOETTINGEN - JK               : GERMANY-BRD  1973 I
   Jacobikirche
ROTENBURG                     : GERMANY      1992 C
   Rotenburger Glockenspiel
   Rathaus
GOETTINGEN - JK               : GERMANY-BRD  2008 I
   Jacobikirche
GOETTINGEN - JK               : GERMANY-BRD  2014 E
   Jacobikirche
Complete list of Rincker foundry output.

Bochumer Verein, Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (steel)

CLAUSTHAL-ZELLERFELD/Z        : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C
   Former post office building
Complete list of Bochumer Verein foundry output.

Meissen, Meißen, Saxony, Germany (porcelain)

BREMEN - PM                   : GERMANY-BRD  19?? C
   Porzeleinfabriek Meissen

ZITTAU                        : GERMANY-DDR  1966 C
   Freestanding structure
ULM - KA                      : GERMANY-BRD  1979 C
   Kaufhaus Abt
FREIBERG                      : GERMANY      1986 C
   Rathaus
SELB                          : GERMANY      1994 C
   Rathaus
LEUTERSHAUSEN                 : GERMANY      1996 F
   Rathaus
LEUTERSHAUSEN                 : GERMANY      2007 E
   Rathaus
Complete list of Meissen factory output.

Miscellaneous founders, not listed above

One instance each; in order by year.
BREMEN - STM                  : GERMANY-BRD  ???? C  chime
   St.Martini Kirche
   cast by Otto, Hemelingen

HANAU                         : GERMANY-BRD  1755 C (chime)
   Alter Rathausturm
   cast by Jacob Michael, Darmstadt
FREIBURG-IM-BREISGAU - M      : GERMANY-BRD  1843 C  peal
   Muenster
   cast by Glockengießerei Rosenlächer, Konstanz
FRANKFURT-AM-MAIN - STB/1     : GERMANY      1877 C  peal/great
   City peal
   Kaiserdom St.Bartholomäus
   cast by J. G. Grosse (Dresden)
FULDA                         : GERMANY      1897 F  peal
   Dom zu Fulda (Cathedral)
   cast by Petit & Gebr. Edelbrock
FULDA                         : GERMANY      1908 E  peal
   Dom zu Fulda (Cathedral)
   cast by Petit & Gebr. Edelbrock
FLENSBURG                     : GERMANY      1909 C
   Nikolaikirche
   cast by M.&O.Ohlsson, Lübeck
SAARBRUECKEN                  : GERMANY      1933 C (chime)
   Rathausturm
TRIER - D                     : GERMANY-BRD  1951 C  peal
   Domkirche St.Peter
   cast by Otto, Bremen-Hemelingen
VILLINGEN-SCHWENNINGEN - 1    : GERMANY-BRD  1955 E  peal
   North tower
   Münster Unser Lieben Frau
   cast by Karlsruher Glockengießerei
MUENSTER - D/2                : GERMANY-BRD  1956 C  peal/great
   South tower
   St.-Paulus-Dom
   cast by Feldmann & Marschel, Münster
MARIA LAACH                   : GERMANY      1991 C
   Benedictine Abbey
   cast by Mrs. Karin Schneider-Andris, Karlsruhe
BOCHUM - B                    : GERMANY      2001 C  
   Deutsches Bergbau-Museum
   (German Mining Museum)
   cast by Bachert
Complete list of miscellaneous foundry output.


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