PYHÄSALMI - 4 : FINLAND

*Location:

   Vaskikello (Brassbellstore) Bell Museum
     (southwest garden)
   Highway E75 (Jyvåskylåntie)
     at Highway 27 (Vaskellontie)
   Pyhäsalmi, Oulun Lääni, Finland
   LL: N 63.71393, E 25.91852 z18
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Player:

   (none)

*Contact:

   Lassi and Kaisa Rönkkö
   Vaskikello
   Vaskikellontie 420
   FIN-86800 Pyhäsalmi
   T: +358 8 780 780   F: +358 8 780 188
   E: info/@/vaskikello DOTfi

*Schedule:

   Automatically every 15 minutes during
   open hours of the restaurant.

*Remarks:

   Bells by Szabados, Budapest; made for
   this place, and mounted in an openwork
   hexagonal clock cage; speakers provide
   musical accompaniment for the bells,
   which have variable-volume electric
   action.

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic chime of 18 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    NONE  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1997
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2004
*Links:

The Website of this combination restaurant, gas station and museum (text in Finnish only; formerly there was English, Esperanto and German also) has photos of the building and of the small bells produced by the on-site foundry.

Photo of this chime; in the distance at left can be seen the signpost and bell which are featured on the Vaskikello Website.

Stock photo

Another photo

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Szabados bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

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

Index to all tower bell instruments in Finland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on 26-Mar-20
   based on textual data last updated on 2020/03/21
   and on technical data last updated on 2006/04/12
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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