Going back to the first clip in the original post
A bit of Blu Tack or similar under the muffle will stop it slipping round and the bell ringing when it should be muffled and vice versa
Make sure you get all the Blu Tack off of the clapper when removing the muffle, it is surprisingly good at...
These Hallmarks are not showing up very well
PJ1982 if you can see them more clearly it might be worth trying the Online Encyclopedia of Hallmarks Silver Marks and Makers Marks
If you want a tick that sounds like the grandfather clock outside your bed room I think you need to look at a mechanical clock
Quartze clocks can make a ticking sound but it does not sound the same
The same with the chime
If you decided to go ringing again you would be welcome back
Some things have changed, a lot hasn't
For example going down the pub after ringing, it is thirsty work
There can be a lot of history up a Church tower for example bells which date back to the 1500s
You should get...