Up for auction is this antique lobby counter bell. The patent dates on the underneath side are Apr. 8, 1856 & Aug 25, 1863. The brass bell is in very good shape with no dents or cracks. The base measures 3 7/8" in diameter & app. 3" tall to top of plunger. When the plunger is pushed down the bell has a beautiful ring to it. Notice the ornate Victorian style vase. Selling " AS IS" Good luck bidding. Will be shipped priority. Insurance, if desired, would be extra. I accept Paypal or money order.