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WW2, RAF Air Ministry Scramble/Alarm Hand Bell

An original 1939 dated, RAF Air Ministry Scramble/Alarm Hand Bell.

This heavy cast brass bell has a stamped brass collar and wooden handle.

The bell is 5 " diameter and is complete with it's original chain and clanger. A small round maker's rubber stamp is also found inside.

The brass collar has a crisply stamped Air Ministry & Kings Crown mark on one side, and a contract stamp with a 1939 date, on the other.

An original varnished wooden handle with a brass screw top finishes the bell off.

It stands overall, about 10 inches high.

The bell has a nice outside patina and a good solid ring tone to it when rung.