The Bell Wagon (mobile)
Carillon Historical Park South Patterson Boulevard at Carillon Boulevard Dayton, Ohio, USA LL: N 39.72871, W 84.19977
*Former location (1999-2008):
(mobile, in storage) American Guild of English Handbell Ringers (AGEHR) Dayton, Ohio, USA*Former location (1980-1999):
MaryBelle J. Nissly (owner; d.1999) North Little Rock, Arkansas, USA*Former location (1977-1980):
Mr. Workman's Circus-rama Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA*Former location (1966-1977):
Handbell Musicians of America 201 East 5th Street, suite 1900-1025 Cincinnati, OH 45202 T: 937-438-0085 E: firstname.lastname@example.org - or - Dayton History Brady Kress, President 1000 Carillon Boulevard Dayton, OH 45409-2023 T: (937)293-2841 F: (937)293-5798 E: email@example.com
Keyboard is quasi-baton type. Bells are dated 1923 (lower 12) and 1926 (upper 6), and were originally the trebles of the carillon at ANDOVER, USA - MA (see carillon section). 2008: On permanent loan from AGEHR/HMA to Carillon Historical Park.
Chime-sized instrument with action described in Remarks above of 18 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is B in the treble octave Transposition is up one octave Keyboard range: B E / NONE There are no missing bass semitones There is no practice console The whole instrument was installed in unknown year with bells made by Taylor No auxiliary mechanisms known Tower details: Height of console: 1 meters above ground Height of lowest level of bells: 2 meters above ground Height of highest level of bells: 3 meters above ground Belfry openness: 99% Year of latest technical information source is 1991*Links:
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