|The Fat Chick Visits the Liberty Bell in the Land Of Brotherly Love and Cheesy Sandwiches|
Here's some stats
Cast: In 1751 by Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London
Composition: 70% copper, 25% tin, 2% lead, 1% zinc, .25% arsenic and .20% silver with trace amounts of gold, magnesium, nickel and antimony
Circumference: around the lip (bottom) of the Bell is 12 feet and around the crown (top) is 7 feet 6 inches.
Length: from the lip to the crown 3 feet and the height over the crown measures 2 feet 3 inches.
Thickness: of the Liberty Bell at the lip is 3 inches and, at the crown, the thickness is 1.25 inches.
Clapper: measures 3 feet 2 inches and weighs 44.5 pounds.
Total Weight: 2,080 lbs.
Conclusion: The Liberty Bell weighs more than me
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