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|Question: September 21, 1997 from Bob Roger firstname.lastname@example.org. This T handle with fixed bell is a mystery to me. Can anyone help with origin / date / other? It is nickel plated brass one piece solid, unmarked and has a helix worm.||
Answer from Ron:What an unusual design - I have never seen one before and I too wonder about its origin. As you mention it appears the handle, shaft as well as the bell is a single casting. This is an unusual design feature and the shape of the handle and the bell are not familiar forms. It would be a benefit to see it in person, perhaps at the CCCC AGM this July in Mississauga, Ontario. I would assume it is circa 1900. Perhaps upon examination by the many dealers and collectors at the AGM someone may know about its history.
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