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Antique Copper Brass Mechanical Doorbell & Push Button by Reading Hardware c1885
Antique Copper Brass Mechanical Doorbell & Push Button by Reading Hardware c1885
Antique Copper Brass Mechanical Doorbell & Push Button by Reading Hardware c1885

Antique Copper Brass Mechanical Doorbell & Push Button by Reading Hardware c1885
Antique Copper Brass Mechanical Doorbell & Push Button by Reading Hardware c1885. This antique mechanical doorbell set was made by Reading Hardware and patented in 1899. The bell cover and push-button plate are cast brass with the original japanning giving them both warm, coppery striations. The bell is activated by the push button and rod, which connects to the bell through your door. The bell, which produces a higher-toned repeating ring, is a cool example of American ingenuity and cross between Victorian design and modern innovation. The doorbell is in excellent working condition and the set is ready to be installed. Antique Doorbell measures 4 1/2″ across and 3 7/8″ on center screw holes. Rectangular button is 2 3/8 wide and 4 1/4. Rod extends 1 1/2 behind bell plate. Having proven that they will last through the years, their value and collectibility will continue to increase. We believe in the wonderful artistry and fine quality hardware produced by 19th century craftsmen. Unless stated otherwise, every item on these pages was designed and made right here in our American past. See my other listings. For more great items! Let me see if I’ve got this right. Thank you so much. (one of our many satisfied customers). The item “Antique Copper Brass Mechanical Doorbell & Push Button by Reading Hardware c1885″ is in sale since Monday, December 7, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Hardware\Door Bells & Knockers”. The seller is “sarahandkeith” and is located in Salem, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil, France, Australia, Russian federation, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
  • Features: Reclaimed
  • Maker: Reading Hardware
  • Material: Brass
  • Product+Type: Hardware
  • Region+or+Style: Victorian
  • Original or Reproduction: Original
  • Color: Coppery Black
  • Hardware Type: Door Bells & Knockers
  • Theme: Victorian
  • Decade: 1880’s
  • Type: Mechanical Doorbell
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original

Antique Copper Brass Mechanical Doorbell & Push Button by Reading Hardware c1885