Founded in 1824 in Taunton, Massachusetts, Reed & Barton has been recognized for its quality workmanship and excellence in design. Originally makers of pewter ware, silverplate and fine sterling creations, today they are world renowned for their vast array of high quality sterling silver, silverplated and stainless flatware and giftware. With operations around the world, Reed and Barton is still headquartered in Taunton, Massachusetts.
In 1978 Reed & Barton began a series of holiday collector bells. This bell is from that very first of the series. It is marked 1978, First Annual Edition, American Holiday Series, Limited edition of 5000, Reed & Barton.