Volksbank (former Rathaus)
   Hauptstraße (Bundestraße 229)
       at Alte Gerichtsstraße
   Balve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
   LL: N 51.33043, E 7.86430
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   Hauptstraße 18
   D-58802 Balve
   T: 02375 9169-0   F: 02375 9169-1252




   Probably made between 1950 (when the
   town hall was reconstructed) and 1970
   (when the town hall moved elsewhere);
   glockenspiel designed by Theodor
   Pröpper, composer of the Balver Lied.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 14 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in unknown year
     with bells made by an unknown maker
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2023

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Building photo

A bank page includes a photo of the building.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of unknown bellfoundries, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all German chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all German chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all German chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany/Nordrhein-Westfalen.

   This page was built from the database on  9-Aug-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/08/02
   and on technical data last updated on 2023/08/02

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