Bell

Bell (U.S.A.) / 1926

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Design: Pan, the horned, shaggy-legged satyr used as a logo is taken Greek mythology. Half man, half goat, the shy, wild creature is often portrayed leaning against a tree, playing his flute or Pan pipes. The panel surrounding the Bell name, consisting of a stepped plinth with fluted columns supporting acanthus leaf scrolls, continues the Greek symbolism.

History: This revised design first appeared in 1923, when a new supplier took over the manufacturing. Alternate scan (below) courtesy of collector Randy Trank of the U.S.A.





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