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Digital Subscriptions > The Oban Times & Lochaber Times > 21st September 2017 > Piece of Oban history for £500

Piece of Oban history for £500

THIS Oban church bell once rang for the death of Queen Victoria and victory over Nazi Germany, but now it could make a perfect – if very large – doorstop, a musical bar stool, band kit or restoration project – for only 500 smackers.

Oban odd-job men Hector MacDonald, William Bonniwell and Jack Low were called to remove the 132-year-old bell from the spire of the Old Parish Church, Glencruitten, after its wooden support was deemed unsafe. The bell, cast in Sheffield in 1883, is older than the category C-listed church, which was built in 1893.

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