The bell of Christopher Columbus’s caravel Santa Maria to be auctioned in Miami

Sep 16, 2021 298

A bell believed to have belonged to the ‘Santa Mara’, the largest of the three ships of the voyage of discovery of America in 1492, to be put up for sale at a private auction at Miami (USA) by the Italian ex-sailor and diver Roberto Mazzara.

In a statement released Monday, Mazzara, who found the bell in 1994 on the north coast of Portugal and has kept it in a safe place in Miami since 2006, noting that “there is no question as to the authenticity of this historic gem.”

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