Singing Tower - Mountain Lake Sanctuary - Lake Wales, FL - Postcard, c. 1920s
(3 1/2 x 5 1/2 In) This is an original antique E. C. Kropp postcard from the 1920s. It shows a South view of The Singing Tower at Mountain Lake Sanctuary in Lake Wales, Florida.
"This magnificent Singing Tower, on the highest elevation in Florida, in beautifully landscaped grounds known as the Sanctuary, was a gift to the people by Mr. Edward W. Bok. The Singing Tower Carillon has 71 bells with 53 notes, or four and one-half octaves. The total weight of the bells is 123,264 pounds. The tenor bell alone weighs 11 tons, and the smallest 12 pounds. It is the finest and largest carillon ever cast. Height of tower 205 feet, diameter at base 51 feet.", reads the description printed on the back.
The postcard is unused and is in VERY GOOD condition, wear at the edges, blunted corner tips.
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