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 ½" 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.