St.Paul's Presbyterian Church
   Leet and Dee Streets
   Invercargill, South Island, New Zealand
   LL: S 46.40721, E 168.34697
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   St.Paul's Presbyterian Church
   178 Dee Street
   Invercargill 9810
   T: (03)218 3486




   Bells by Daciano Colbachini & Sons,
   Padua, Italy; cast from Austrian guns
   captured by the Italians in WW I.
   The first set of bells in NZ playable
   from a clavier.

*Technical data:

   Traditional chime (baton keyboard) of  9 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The presence or absence of a practice console is unknown
   The whole instrument was installed in 1925
     by the maker cited in Remarks above
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2011

A waymarking page has photos of the building, and mentions the bells.

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

Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Asia and the Pacific Rim chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in New Zealand.

   This page was built from the database on 24-Oct-23
   based on textual data last updated on 2023/10/13
   and on technical data last updated on 2011/04/30

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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