FANCY SHIPS BELL ROPES|
Lost Art of Marlin Spike Seamanship!
To view our collection of bells, click here!
There is nothing more distracting then to have a handsome ship's bell with a shabby rope hanging from its clapper!
Presented are two styles and sizes of traditional
bell ropes which will dress up your bell and add a touch of fancy rope-work for a proper display.
a long history at sea and ashore for making announcements, signaling and sounding alarm. At sea they are used for “call
to quarters”, when at anchor in a fog, and more frequently to announce the change of the watch.
Our bell ropes are
made in the same manner that sailor's of the 1850's practiced marlin spike seamanship and fancy rope-work, a tedious, and
time consuming process. But they are at very reasonable prices.
LARGE TAN BELL ROPE: is based
on a three strand rope with two three strand turks heads and one two strand Turk's head.
Large tan three strand bell rope|
Length with Shackle 9 3/4”
Largest Diameter 1 3/8”
Three stand 3/4” Dia
PRICE $29.95 Includes shackle!
SHIPPING AND HANDLING TO 48 STATES: $6.95
TAPERED BELL ROPE: The smaller one is much more complex
and has a tapered design with a large four strand ball knot at the end followed by a three by four Turk's head,
then a three by three Turk's head and finally a three by two Turk's head at the clapper end. In between are sections of fender
weave knots with a Turk's head covering the transition in sizes.
OUT OF STOCK!
5 7/8“ Length
with Shackle 7 1/2”
Ball knot 1 1/4“ Diameter
Large fender weave 5/8“
PRICE OUT OF STOCK
SHIPPING AND HANDLING
TO 48 STATES: $8.95