Lloyd’s of London & The Lutine Bell

Owens Group’s Executive Vice President, Joseph Ehrlich, pictured below, at Lloyd’s of London with clients. They are standing in front of the famous Lutine Bell. The bell has traditionally been struck on the arrival of news of an overdue ship – once for the ship’s loss (and so, for bad news), and twice for her return (good news). The bell was originally sounded to ensure that all brokers and underwriters were made aware of the news simultaneously. The bell has hung in four successive Lloyd’s underwriting Rooms.