The Great Bell

The Great Bell Moscow Russia
Price: $9.95

Stock #: 372355
Type: Postcard
City: Moscow
Country: Russia
Size: 3.5" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)

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There are a few bells of world wide renown and several others mor or less celebrated. The great bell at Moscow, Czar Kolokol which according to the inscription was cast in 1733, was in the earth 103 years and was raised by the Emperor Nicholas in 1836. This bell was never hung having cracked in the furnace. Weight 440,000 lbs., heighth 19 feet 3 inches, circumference 60 feet 9 inches, thickness 2 feet, weight of broken piec 11 tons