Mary Rose Bell
This is special commission by the Mary Rose Museum and it is only available from the museum.
The bell from the Mary Rose was one of the last items to be recovered from the wreck site. It was cast in bronze which is made up of copper, tin and lead. There is just enough space to include the date on the tile but the full Flemish inscription reads ‘Ic ben ghegoten int yaer MCCCCCX’ which translates as ‘I was made in the year 1510’, the year that the Mary Rose was commissioned. The bell was used to signal the time, to mark the change of the watch and as a warning to other ships in fog.
Fixing Points: The hole at the top of the tile
Dimensions: 9cm x 10cm
Imperfect Tiles (1 available)
Imperfect tiles are slightly below the high standards of our perfect tiles. These tiles are a great
way to add to your collection and saves £6 per tile against the price of perfect tiles.
An imperfect tile will have a small defect of some kind, such as a crack or surface blemish.
A crack will not be easy to spot from the front but is likely to be more obvious from the back.
You are welcome to contact us before purchasing an imperfect tile to ask about the defects.