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US Bells

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I am renting a VRBO house in Gouldsboro and visited the US Bells store right nearby. Such a crafty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
822anna
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Golden, Colorado
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We keep thinking of people we can buy bells for

This place is one that we always go back to, every time we are in Maine. The bells are better than... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2019
NPSeaker
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Albany, New York
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U.S. Bells offers original designs of bronze bells, hardware, and original sculpture by Richard Fisher. Small dinner bells to large estate bells, all hand cast at our foundry in Prospect Harbor, ME. The bell designs are all original and encompass a...more
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56 W Bay Rd, Prospect Harbor, Gouldsboro, ME 04669-5023
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am renting a VRBO house in Gouldsboro and visited the US Bells store right nearby. Such a crafty family! The cast iron bells, pottery, fine woodworking, and beautiful quilts—all beautifully hand made by this Maine family. I purchased the winter bell and it is...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi and thanks for posting this! Glad you enjoyed your visit and by all means, do come and watch the bronze pouring!

Reviewed August 29, 2019

This place is one that we always go back to, every time we are in Maine. The bells are better than chimes and are made right here. The owner is so friendly and helpful when you ask about other places nearby. We have 2 bells...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2019

Hi and thanks for your kind review! Always a pleasure to show folks around the foundry.

Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Purchased a winter bell and had shipped to Canada. Product absolutely fantastic. Had a tour while making the bells. Great spot..highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thanks so much for your review! We hope you enjoy your bell for years to come.

Reviewed October 25, 2018

We visited after driving the Schoodic part of the park. Very interesting. We could not bring a bell home in our luggage but will order online.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

Thanks for your visit. I hope you enjoyed the Schoodic area!

Reviewed August 8, 2018

We visited the showroom and saw the adjacent building where the actual bells are assembled. We were very impressed with how seriously they take their work. Yes, we bought bell wind-chimes.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Hi and thanks for your review. It's always a pleasure to give our customers a glimpse of the casting process when we can.

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband had bought one of U.S. Bells in Vermont years ago and wanted to see where they were actually made. His daughter in law also was there: she is a potter and creates beautiful things. Ed took the time to not only show his...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Sorry to be so late replying to your review! Thanks very much for visiting our shop and taking time to write. Glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We often bring guests to visit the showroom and possibly share the casting if they happen to be working. We brought my sister and her husband a week ago and they certainly enjoyed the visit. We had our "door bell" custom made there 16 years...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Brett and thanks very much for your nice review! Glad you enjoyed your visit and it's great to hear stories of people's bells holding up fine after many years. I guess that's one of the good things about bronze casting- the pieces can endure...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

First on my list of places to visit was US Bells. I fell in love with this lovely quaint family owned and operated business filled with melodious bells, pottery, quilts and craft items. Sarah Fisher gave us a tour of the iron shop... the lil...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review. It's folks like you who keep us excited about running this business. We each have a part in this operation, and it is gratifying to see our customers enjoying our work. Our best to you!

Reviewed November 21, 2017

Found this family business of multi-talented artists on-line and visited during our stay in October. We now have a beautifully crafted bell gently sounding in the breezes at our home in Maryland. We selected a moderately sized (and priced) bell that has a sustained tone...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Well thanks very much for taking the time to write this detailed review. And thanks as well for your visit. We enjoy showing folks our work and explaining our process. I hope you enjoy your bell for many years!

Reviewed November 10, 2017

In 1866, Capt. Rufus Allen rescued the crew and captain of the SS Queen Victoria and the grateful captain presented him with the bell from the ship.Probably should have kept it, because the ship had great historical significance for Canada--the site of the formation of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Richard F, Owner at US Bells, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Dear Wagonwheelers, Thanks for your comments and kind review! It was quite a project for us to cast the Queen Victoria bell replica which is now on display in Charlottetown, PEI. Glad you enjoyed your visit here. Thanks again!

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Only way I could find to post holiday hours. Thanks all!
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