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The Brass Knob
Architectural Antiques, Inc.
2311 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel 202-332-3370

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#5757H  Pair of ornate dark cast bronze backplates in the “Arcola” pattern by Barrows Lock Co.  2 3/8″W x 8 1/4″L  ca.1900

$170 pair.

#6396H  Decorative cast iron hanger for plant, bird cage, etc.  8 1/2″L  ca.1890

$45

#6713H  Five different pairs of solid brass and nickel plated brass hames.  3″-3 3/4″ long depending on set.  ca.1900

$25 per pair

#6711H  Set of six decorative bronze lift off hinges.  4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″;  3 left hand; 3 right hand.  ca.1890

$445 set of 6

#9000H  Pair of chrome plated over brass cremone bolts with oval knobs.  One of the pair locks to keep both doors locked closed.  82″Long  ca.1920

$585 pair - SOLD

Pair of octagonal glass doorknobs with brass stepped tapered shanks and criss cross design under glass.  We in DC refer to them as “Mount Pleasant” doorknobs because so many houses in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood in DC were fitted with …

$135 per set

#5446H  Early cast bronze entry set retaing a great aged patina including 2 thumblatches, mortise lock and strikeplate.  Backplates measure 2 7/8″W x 13 1/4″L;  faceplate measures 1 1/8″W x 6 1/2″L with a 2 1/4″ backset.   ca.1875

$445

Nickel plated brass Art Deco thumblatch entry hardware (wear to plating and one slightly damaged backplate).  Set includes pair of thumblatches, mortise lock with pair of cylinders and strikeplate (not shown).  Set lacks the key.  Backplates measure 2 3/4″W x …

$285

Decorative cast bronze passage mortise in the “Elaine” pattern by Reading hardware.  Faceplate measures 1″W x 6 7/8″L with a 2 5/8″ backset.  ca.1885

$135

6718H / 6412H  Two pairs of ball shaped wooden doorknobs with brass shanks.  2 1/4″Diameter.

$65 each pair

#5756H  Cast bronze exterior double skeleton back plate in the “Ekado” pattern by Sargent.  2 1/4″W x 9 1/4″L  ca.1885

$175

#6207H  Cast bronze double skeleton key exterior back plate by F.C. Linde Hardware.  2″W x 7″L  ca.1885

$165

#6207H-A  Cast bronze double skeleton key back plate in the “Windsor” pattern by Reading Hardware.  2″W x 7 1/2″L  ca.1885

$145

Bronze exterior double skeleton key back plate in the “Ceylon” pattern by Corbin Hardware.  1 7/8″W x 7 1/4″L  ca.1885

$110

Cast bronze Neo-Grec double skeleton key exterior back plate by Branford Hardware.  1 3/4″W x 7 1/8″L  ca.1880

$125

Cast bronze exterior double skeleton key back plate in the “Damascene” pattern by Russell and Erwin Hardware.  1 7/8″W x 7 1/8″L  ca.1885

$125

#6207H-B  Cast bronze double skeleton key back plate in the “Windsor” pattern by Reading Hardware.  2″W x 7 1/2″L  ca.1885

$145

Cast bronze exterior double skeleton keyhole back plate with a beautiful old patina.  1 3/4″W x 6 5/8″L  ca.1885

$175

Bronze exterior double skeleton key back plate in the “Ceylon” pattern by Corbin Hardware.  1 7/8″W x 7 1/4″L  ca.1885

$110

Simple early cast bronze exterior double skeleton key back plate with key hole cover.  (2 available).  2″W x 7 1/4″L  ca.1890

$75

#6469H / 5769H  Cast bronze passage hardware including a pair of round beaded doorknobs with matching cast bronze oval beaded back plates, mortise and a new brass strike plate.   Faceplate measures 1″W x 7 1/4″L;  back plates measure 2 …

$325

#1804H  Pair of cast bronze passage door back plates in the “Windsor” pattern by Reading Hardware. 1 7/8″W x 5 1/8″L  ca.1885

$155 pair

#4974H  Pair of cast bronze passage door back plates by F.C. Linde Hardware (4 pairs available).  1 5/8″W x 5 1/8″L  ca.1885

$135 pair

The oversized roses in the photo are cast brass and priced as follows: (2 needed; 1 for each side of the door) $32 pr. in polished brass and $36 pr. in polished nickel and antique brass.  These are 3″ in …

$32-36 per pair

Polished brass retrofit kit to allow modern pre- drilled doors to accept antique doorknobs. Includes 2 polished cast brass 3″ Diam. roses to cover the 2 1/8″ pre- drilled hole (Pair of polished cast brass roses @ $32 pr. and …

$60.50 (passage)-62.00 (locking) per kit

Oil rubbed bronze retrofit latch which accepts the antique square spindles that come with antique door knobs (Latch pictured is a locking privacy latch with a push/pull pin locking mechanism).

$28.50 (passage); 32.00 (locking)

Polished nickel retrofit kit to allow modern pre- drilled doors to accept antique doorknobs. Includes 2 polished nickel 3″ Diam. roses to cover the 2 1/8″ pre- drilled hole (Pair of polished nickel roses @ $36 pr. and 1 polished …

$64.50 per kit (passage) 66.00 per kit (locking)

#6732H  Unusual sloped lift door mail / letter slot with back plate.  Marked “MAIL BOX”  “HILDRETH”  7″Wide x 4″High (overall);  4 1/8″Wide x 1″High (slot).  ca.1900

$165

#6732H  Corbin bronze “Ceylon” pattern passage hardware including decorative mortise lock with new strikeplate, pair of dome shaped doorknobs and 2 backplates and key.  2 1/2″backset, 1 1/2″W x 5 1/2″H backplates.  ca.1895

$345

#6734H  Set of 4 heavy cast brass paw feet for furniture.  4 1/4″L x 3 1/4″W (overall);  1 3/4″W x 1 1/2″H (interior).

$335 set of 4

#6788H  Set of 4 decorative High Victorian cast bronze pocket door pulls.  3 3/8″W x 6 5/8″H.  ca.1880

$535 set of 4

#6555H  Pair of cast brass furniture paw feet with brass casters.  Fits a 1″ x 1″ furniture leg.

$85 pair

#6867H  Cast brass thumblatch entry hardware including mortise with keyed cylinder, exterior thumblatch, interior brass knob, rose and thumbturn and strike plate.  2 5/8″Backset;  faceplate measures 1″W x 7 1/4″L  ca.1925

$335 complete set

Polished brass entry hardware with beaded border.  Set includes mortise with keyed cylinder lock and strike plate, pair of door knobs with matching back plates.  3″Backset; 1 3/8″W x 7 1/2″L mortise faceplate and 2 3/4″W x 9 1/2″L exterior …

$395 the set - SOLD

#6133H  Pair of cast bronze doorknobs by Norwalk.  ca.1885

$235 pair

#6794H  Bronze Victorian passage hardware by Corbin in the popular “Roanoke” pattern (11 sets available). Plates measure 2″W x 8″L  ca.1895

$295 per set

#6739H  Cast iron mailbox with flap for delivery and front door for pick up.  Painted Black.  7 1/4″W x 10 1/4″L x 2 1/2″D  ca.1940

$75

#9000H  Chrome plated brass surface mounted door bolt (lacking keeper). 4 available. 15″L x 5/8″W

$65 each - ALL 4 SOLD

Set of 4 decorative cast brass drawer pulls.  Mounting 3″ separation.  ca.1890

$175 set of 4 - SOLD

#6235H  Old unused store stock – Complete interior locking door hardware with thumb turn mortise.  All finished in brushed nickel.  2 5/8″ backset;  1″W x 5 3/4″L faceplate.

$135 complete set - SOLD

#6818H  Cast bronze Corbin entry skeleton key hardware set in the “Marne” pattern including a pair of knobs, pair of back plates (one with a thumbturn), mortise lock and a new strike plate.  (no skeleton key).  Faceplate measures 1 18″W …

$445 set

#6818H  Pair of cast bronze Corbin backplates in the “Marne” pattern.  2 3/8″W x 8 1/2″L   ca.1905

$170 pair

#6790H  Brass privacy lock with thumb turn and strike (vintage unused store stock).  Faceplate measures 7/8″W x 1 1/2″L;  1 3/4″ backset.

$48

#6734H  Heavy brass hasp with brass nuts and bolts.

$55

#6788H  Set of Sargent Art Nouveau steel passage hardware including mortise lock, 2 backplates and pair of doorknobs.  Several sets available.  Backplate measures 2 3/8″W x 7 1/4″H  ca.1900

$85 per set

#6739H  Set of 4 ornate silverplated cast brass ball tip hinges.  Patented Sept. 7, 1886.  2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″

$145 set of 4

#4947H  Early Pennsylvania rimlock with elbowed handle and a press; with keeper.

$195

#6681H  Set of 6 silverplated brass Yale & Towne hinges with decorative finials.  4″ x 4″  ca.1900

$390 set of 6 - SOLD

#6825H  Cast bronze pocket door hardware in the “Broken Leaf” pattern by Lockwood Hardware ca.1887.  Set includes pair of pocket door mortises and 4 matching pocket door pulls.  Mortise faceplates measure 6 3/4″L x 1 1/4″W.  Pocket pulls measure 2 …

$695 set

Pewter finish cast bronze pocket door hardware in the “Turenne” pattern by Russell & Erwin ca. 1895.  Set includes pair of pocket door mortises, 4 matching pocket door pulls and a working key.  Faceplates measure 6 3/4″L x 1″W  pocket …

$695 set

#5584H/6867H  Cast bronze entry hardware in the “Fenmore” pattern by Reading hardware.  Set includes mortise lock with 3 keys, new strikeplate, pair of backplates and pair of doorknobs.  Faceplate measures 6 7/8″L x 1″W;  backplates measure 2 3/4″W x 10 …

$495 set - SOLD

#6574H Entry hardware set in the Yale and Towne “Meridian” pattern ca. 1910 including mortise lock with cylinder, strikeplate, pair of oval door knobs with swivel spindle, exterior backplate, and interior rose. Backplate 11″L x 3″W; Knob backset 2 3/4″.

$345 set

#6436H  Heavy bronze finial with threaded mount.  2 1/2″Diam.

$155

#6833H  Pair of cast brass back plates by Russell & Erwin in the “Hardwick” pattern ca.1900.  3″W x 10 1/4″L

$190 pair

#6765H  Pair of heavy cast bronze door pulls.  3 5/8″W x 16 1/8″L  ca.1920

$495 pair

#6789H  Single cast bronze Eastlake / Aesthetic door pull by Sargent in the “Windsor” pattern.  2 7/8″W x 11″L   ca.1885

$285 - SOLD

6582H  Cast bronze Arts and Crafts door pull.  2 7/8″W x 13 1/4″L  ca.1915

$175 - SOLD

#6006H  Decorative bronze Gothic style doorknob by Norwalk in the “Heraldic” pattern. Takes a large 3/8″Sq. spindle.  ca.1895

$95

#5422H  Unusual drum shaped white ceramic door knob with a cast irn shank.  ca1875

$95

Nashua Egyptian Revival double skeleton key entry mortise lock with cast bronze faceplate and strike plate.  3 1/8″Backset;  1 1/8″W x 7 5/8″L faceplate.  ca.1885

$325

#5584H  Decorative passage 2 1/2″ backset mortise lock with a steel face plate measuring 1″W x 5 1/4″L.

$55

#6699H  Decorative passage 2 1/2″ backset mortise lock with a cast iron face plate measuring 1″W x 5 1/2″L.  (2 available).

$85 each

#4955H  Decorative “butterfly” passage 2 1/2″ backset mortise lock with a cast iron face plate measuring 1″W x 5 3/4″L.  (2 available).

$85 each

#5584H  Decorative passage 2 3/8″ backset mortise lock with a cast iron face plate measuring 1″W x 5 5/8″L.  (2 available).

$75 each

#5584H  Decorative passage 2 3/8″ backset mortise lock with a steel face plate measuring 7/8″W x 5 3/8″L.

$55

#4456H  Set of 6 decorative floral cast brass drawer pulls, center mount.  2 3/4″W ca.1920

$132 set of 6

Decorative bronze faced mortise lock.  2 3/4″ backset with a 1″W x 6″L faceplate.

$135

#5956H  Iron carpenter lock with brass door knobs and iron strike and brass patent stamp.  7″W x 4 7/8″H  Early 19th century.

$335

6536H  Pair of octagonal glass cheval (swivel) mirror bolts with brass ferrules threaded steel bolts.  3″L x 1 1/4″ Diam.  ca.1900

$70 pair

#6896H  Pair of decorative Rococo Revival cast brass push plates.  3″W x 18″L  ca.1900

$365 pair

#6896H  Pair of Yale cast bronze push plates with a raised “S” monogram.  3 1/2″W x 18″L  ca.1900

$435 pair - SOLD

6899H  Cast bronze “Rice” pattern hardware by Yale and Towne with the more unusual conical shaped top.  3 1/2 sets available.  ca.1885

$355 set (includes pair of knobs, pair of matching roses and spindle)

#4275H  Pair of cast brass Arts and Crafts push plates with keyholes.  Has 11 of the 12 pyramid head mounting screws.  3 1/2″W x 12″L  ca.1915

$145 pair

Vintage Tudor style steel mailbox, painted black.  9″W x 14″L (box); 18″L (magazine rack) x 4″D

$110

#6732H  Pair of cast bronze door knobs with matching back plates.  K & D Co. (Kean & Doty?)   Back plates measure 1 1/2″W x 5 3/8″L  ca.1885

$335 pair with back plates

#6909H  Brass Carpenter style rim lock with knobs and key (Baldwin).  4″H x 6 3/4″W  20th century.

$225 set

Rotary mechanical doorbell with a nickel plated brass bell and cast iron frame and a dark brass turn.  3″Diam. bell; 1 7/8″W x 3 3/4″H rotary turn backplate.

$135

Nickel plated brass entry hardware including mortise with strikeplate, exterior thumblatch handle, cylinder with surround and 2 keys, interior lever, rose and thumbturn.  1″ x 7 1/2″ mortise face plate, 2 1/2″ knob backset.  ca. 1920

$445 set

#6916H  Complete set of cast bronze double pocket door hardware (2 sets available).  Pocket pulls measure 1 7/8″W x 4 3/4″H;  Faceplates measure 1″W x 7 1/2″H  ca.1890

$395 set

#6916H  Complete set of cast bronze double pocket door hardware (2 sets available).  Pocket pulls measure 1 7/8″W x 4 3/4″H;  Faceplates measure 1″W x 7 1/2″H  ca.1890

$395 set

#6916H  Complete set of cast bronze single pocket door hardware (2 sets available).  Pocket pulls measure 1 7/8″W x 4 3/4″H;  Faceplate measures 1″W x 7 1/2″H  ca.1890

$195 set

#6916H  Complete set of cast bronze single pocket door hardware (2 sets available).  Pocket pulls measure 1 7/8″W x 4 3/4″H;  Faceplate measures 1″W x 7 1/2″H  ca.1890

$195 set - SOLD

#6916H  Complete set of cast bronze single pocket door hardware.  Pocket pulls measure 2″W x 3″H;  Faceplate measures 1″W x 7 1/2″H  ca.1890

$185 set - SOLD

#6916H  Pair of cast bronze faced double pocket door mortises.  Faceplates measure 1″W x 7 1/2″H  ca.1890

$165 pair

#6413H  Pair of copper washed cast bronze astragal face double pocket door mortises.  Faceplates measure 1 5/16″W x 7 1/2″H  ca.1890

$175 pair

#6909H  Dark bronze entry hardware in the “Holland” pattern by Corbin.  Set includes double keyhole mortise lock (faceplate 1″W x 6 7/8″L with a 2 5/8″ backset), strikeplate, pair of doorknobs, exterior backplate, interior rosette and keyhole.

$435 set

#6909H  Pair of decorative cast bronze 4″ x 4″ lift off hinges.  Right hand.  Patented Jan. 18, 1879.

$175 pair

#6909H  Set of 3 decorative cast bronze 4″ x 4″ lift off hinges.  Right hand.  Patented Jan. 18, 1879.

$265 set of 3

#6863H  Brass urn shaped door knocker.  7 1/2″L x 2 1/2″W

$65

Antique Coat Rack Product #6952H Description Finished mahogany board mounted with 5 large hand wrought iron coat / hat hooks.  42″W  ca.1915

$295 - SOLD

#6909L  Mallory and Wheeler Arabic pattern bronze double skeleton key entry hardware.  Includes pair of doorknobs with exterior double skeleton back plate (2″W x 7 1/8″H) and interior rose.  ca.1885

$375

#6960H  Art Nouveau brass combination mail slot / door knocker.  7 3/4″W x 3 1/8″H (overall);  5″W x 1 1/4″H (letter slot)  ca.1910

$125

Hammered nickel plated thumb latch entry hardware consisting of mortise lock and strike plate with 2 1/2″backset and 1″W x 7 1/2″L faceplate;  exterior thumb latch handle, cylinder with key, cylinder surround, interior lever with rose, interior thumb turn.  ca.1920

$445

Decorative cast bronze Mallory Wheeler rabbeted double skeleton key entry mortise lock with matching strike plate, exterior double skeleton keyhole and interior thumb latch with rose.  Also included are complementary Corbin Cairo pattern knobs with new decorative roses.  ca.1885

$405

#6818H  Single cast bronze pocket door pull with Egyptian motifs.  2 3/4″W x 7 1/8″L  ca.1880

$95

#6138H  Reading “Mura” pattern bronze passage hardware.  Back plates measure 2″W x 8″L  ca.1895

$225

Passage hardware including a decorative cast iron faced mortise lock (1″W x 5 1/2″L), decorative cast iron back plates (1 1/2″W x 5 1/4″L), and black ceramic door knobs, strike plate and working skeleton key.  2 1/2″ knob backset.  ca.1885

$145

#6809H  Bronze entry hardware with mortise (faceplate 1 1/4″ x 7 3/4″L and 2 1/2″ knob back set),  strike, pair of oval knobs, oval exterior back plate, interior rose and cylinder locks.  ca.1910

$355

#6969H Wall mounted cast iron mailbox stamped “The Phoenix”. 6″ wide x 12″ tall. Circa 1910.

$85

#6611H Pair of Barrows Lock Co. “Geneva” pattern cast bronze entry door knobs. ca.1925

$125 pr.

#6247H Beautiful cast bronze Beaux Arts entry hardware retaining a rich dark patina. Corbin’s “St. Denis” pattern ca.1905

$395 set

#5966H Cast brass Corbin “Marseilles” pattern entry backplates 3 1/2″W x 13″L Left backplate with a 4 1/2″ center to center cylinder to knob; right backplate with a 3 3/8″ center to center cylinder to knob. (Both have missing door knob collars). ca.1905

$65 each

#6574H Entry hardware set in the Yale and Towne “Meridian” pattern ca. 1910 including mortise lock with cylinder, strikeplate, pair of oval door knobs with swivel spindle, exterior backplate, and interior rose. Backplate 11″L x 3″W; Knob backset 2 3/4″.

$345

#6418H Pair of oval cast brass Corbin “Marseilles” pattern entry doorknobs with split sized swivel spindle (interior knob on 1/4″Sq. spindle; exterior on 3/8″Sq. spindle). ca.1905

$165 pr.

#6203H Set of unusual cast bronze rabbetted entry pocket door hardware with cylinder locks. False pulls and locks on receiving side. Missing rabbetted strike plate. 3 1/2″W x 10″L ea. plate. ca.1910

$895 set

#5357H Aluminum “PULL” sign with “PULL” etched in and painted black. 3 1/2″W x 20″L (two available).

$35 each - BOTH SOLD

Polished cast bronze entry set consisting of a pair of large melon shaped knobs with matching backplate and bronze rosette and keyhole. Set also includes mortise lock and strikeplate. 2 1/2″W x 10″L backplate. ca.1890

$435 set

Decorative cast bronze faced double skeleton key entry mortise. 1 1/8″W x 7 1/2″L faceplate. 3″ door knob backset.

$225

#6475H Pair of heavy cast bronze entry door doorknobs by Reading with a large 3/8″ square swivel spindle. ca.1885

$195 pr.

Complete door sets from the Biltmore Hotel in New York City. c. 1913 Cast Bronze.

$235 per set

Cast bronze double skeleton key entry hardware includes mortise lock with strikeplate, pair of knobs with spindle, exterior backplate and interior rose and keyhole. Backplate measures 2 1/8″W x 8 5/8″L Mortise has patent dates of 1878 and 1885

$245

#6418H Cast bronze Aesthetic entry hardware manufactured by Nashua Lock Company (replacement strikeplate). ca.1885

$495 set

#6418H Cast bronze entry hardware by Hopkins & Dickinson in a Turn of the Century Classical design with a rich old dark patina. ca.1900

$435 - SOLD

#4989H Exterior narrow backset rabbeted mortise with strike. Mortise takes a 3/8″ swivel spindle. Door knob backset 1 3/4″ from outside of rabbet. Faceplate 8″L. Total depth of mortise 2 7/8″. Right hand door swing; not reversible.

$185

Bronze double skeleton key entry back plate by Norwalk. 2″W x 7 1/4″L ca.1885

$165

#6476H Brass entry hardware includes entry mortise (with locking latch, no bolt), strike plate, pair of back plates, pair of door knobs, and pair of cylinders (no keys). 2 1/2″ knob backset, 7 1/2″L x 1 1/8″W mortise faceplate, 4″ knob center to cylinder center. ca.1930

$225

#6517H Decorative cast iron rimlock with keeper and key. 2 1/4″ backset; 4″H x 3 1/4″W (plus 3/4″W keeper) ca.1890

$175

#6418H Cast bronze passage hardware in the Aesthetic or Japanesque “Broken Leaf” pattern by Lockwood Mfg. Co. (pair of door knobs with pair of matching backplates) Backplates measure 1 1/2″W x 5 1/8″L. ca.1885

$345 - SOLD

#6416H Pair of burnished copper washed bronze Corbin “Roanoke” pattern doorknobs with matching backplates and copper washed mortise (two sets available). 2″W x 8″L ca.1895

$325 set

#6207H Pair of polished bronze Corbin “Roanoke” pattern doorknobs with matching backplates. 2″W x 8″L ca.1895

$265 set

Porcelain door knob rosettes with brass collars. All will have minor nicks.

$25 each

#5942H Extremely well cast copper plated cast iron back plate in the “Pasco” pattern by Yale & Towne. (3 available). Back plate measure 2 1/4″W x 8 1/2″H ca.1905

$45 ONLY ONE LEFT

#5983U Surface mount shop doorbells that will announce arriving customers. Steel mount with brass bells. 14″W x 3″H x 3″D

$135

#4920H Heavy cast brass “Sargent & Co.” oval beaded passage hardware. 2 1/2″ backset; 1″ x 5 1/2″ mortise face plate; 2 3/4″W x 7″H backplate. ca.1910

$335

#6374H Several pairs of simple bronze narrow back beveled backplates. 1 1/2″W x 5 3/8″L ca.1875

$38 pr.

#4945H Set of 11 late Victorian decorative cast iron bin pulls (presently painted). 4 1/8″W x 1 1/2″H with 3 1/2″ center to center mounting screw holes. ca.1900

$270 set of 11

Two variations of a cast iron doorknob by Branford ca.1895. Left knob has a brass band around and is priced @ $15 as is (2 segments spin); right knob is priced @ $25 and is solid.

$15 and 25

#5148H Set of 6 decorative cast iron bin pulls. 3 1/4″ between screw holes. ca.1890

$55 pr.

#6688H Set of 4 cast iron handrail brackets complete with attached hinged rail clips. 3 at 3 1/2″Deep and 1 at 3″Deep.

$260 set of 4

#5584H Victorian passage mortises with decorative cast iron faceplates. Faceplate:5 9/16″L x 15/16″W ca.1885

$55 each - ONLY 1 LEFT!

#6446H Pair of cast iron sash pulleys (several pairs available). 1″W x 4 5/8″L (faceplate) x 1 1/4″D

$15 pr.

#4920H Polished brass oval beaded and foliate scrolled passage hardware with new brass strike. (some minor dings to 1 knob and mortise faceplate). 2 1/2″ backset; 7/8″ x 5 1/2″ mortise faceplate; 2 7/8″W x 7 1/8″H backplates. ca.1890

$295

#6490H Heavily cast ornate bronze passage hardware with figural dolphins in the “Portulaca” pattern by Penn hardware ca. 1890. (Two sets available). Backplate measures 2 1/4″W x 6 3/8″L

$425

Surface mount bronze sash lifts. 4 5/8″W

$8.50 unpolished or 13.50 polished

#6475H Pair of decorative cast bronze doorknobs by Peters Combination Lock Co. (or Nashua). ca.1875

$165 pr.

#6475H Pair of decorative cast bronze doorknobs by Corbin. ca.1880

$195 pr.

Cast iron brass faced mortise latches. 2 5/8″ backset; brass faceplate 3 3/8″L x 1″W

$12 ea.

6469H Pair of cast bronze Eastlake passage doorknobs (5 pairs available-2 pairs polished and 3 pairs with dark patina). ca.1885

$235 pr.

#6460H Pair of decorative cast bronze doorknobs retaining a nice old patina. ca.1885

$235 pr. - SOLD

Set of 4 cast iron Eastlake / Aesthetic ball tip hinges with old finish. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″

$135 set of 4

#6460H Pair of cast bronze doorknobs in the “Daisy” pattern by Penn. ca.1885 (Unpolished) and 6174H (Polished)

$235 per pair (unpolished are SOLD)

#6463H Set of four decorative cast bronze hinges for shutters, cabinet or furniture. 3 5/3″W x 1 5/8″H ca.1880

$125 set of 4

#5973H Polished cast bronze Classical Revival doorknobs and backplates; Genoa pattern by Corbin. 2 3/8″W x 8″L c.1900

$365 pr. with backplates - SOLD

Always a selection of old skeleton keys. (All unique, so bring your lock!)

$9-18 ea.

#5712H Set of 33 white porcelain cabinet pulls with blue stripe. 3″ center to center.

$165 set of 33

#5970H Large decorative cast iron rimlock (w/ old paint). 5 1/8″W (w/ keeper) x 6 1/8″H c.1880

$185

#4489H Decorative cast iron sash lifts. c.1890

$36 pr.

Victorian decorative cast iron cabinet latches in a variety of styles.(when available)

$25-45 ea. (when available)

#4809H Cast bronze. c.1890

$30 ea. - SOLD OUT

Example of octagonal glass doorknobs c.1900 (top) and faceted glass doorknobs c.1930 (bottom)

$65-75 pr. octagonal; 45 pr. faceted

Pair of brass doorknobs with matching backplates having Renaissance acanthus and scrolled designs. Four sets available. ca.1890

$265 4-pc.set

#6138H Corbin polished bronze “Ceylon” pattern passage hardware including decorative mortise lock with strikeplate, pair of doorknobs and 2 backplates. ca.1895

$325 - SOLD

Victorian decorative cast iron cabinet latches with porcelain knobs. All latches are original; some of the keepers are recast from original keepers.

$36 ea.

#6138H Corbin bronze “Ceylon” pattern passage hardware with old dark patina. Set includes decorative mortise lock with matching strikeplate, pair of doorknobs and 2 backplates. ca.1895

$325

#6172H Copper washed brass Yale & Towne “Meridian” pattern backplates. 8 1/4″L ca.1910

$45 ea.

#6138H Pair of brass Corbin “Holland” pattern doorknobs. (6 pairs available). ca.1905

$95 pr. - ALL SOLD

Cast bronze surface mounted sash lifts (several available). 4 5/8″W ca.1910

$8.50 ea.

#6592H Brass double door rim lock with slide bolt lock and dummy keeper with knobs. (Left hand swing) 10″W x 3 1/4″H

$385

#6611H Pair of Yale and Towne “Madras” pattern cast bronze door knobs. (one knob has a side dent). ca.1895

$135 pr. as is

#6611H Pair of Russell and Erwin cast bronze door knobs with matching cast bronze roses. Very dark old patina. ca.1875

$295 pr. w/ roses - SOLD

#6598H Pair of unusual Corbin “Diagonal” pattern cast bronze door knobs retaining a nice old patina. Six pairs available. ca.1885

$185 per pair

We also carry new brass strike plates for interior passage mortise locks in polished brass, oil rubbed bronze and polished nickel plated brass. 1″Wide x 3 7/8″Long

$11.00 ea.

#6611H Pair of Corbin “Putnam” pattern cast brass door knobs with matching brass back plates. ca.1895

$225

#6469H Pair of oval beaded brass back plates with old dark patina. (7 pairs available). ca.1910

$95 per pair

#6469H Pair of cast brass beaded door knobs with pair of cast brass oval beaded back plates. (7 sets available) ca.1910

$285 per set

#6555H Set of 4 Eastlake cast iron hinges by Branford Lock Works. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1880

$120 set of 4 - SOLD

#6592H Brass mortise bolt with keeper (several available). 8″L x 1 1/8″W

$55 each

5495H Pair of bronze back plates by Mallory Wheeler with fleur de lis (2 pairs available). 1 5/8″W x 5 1/4″L ca.1885

$145 pair

#6592H Brass double door rim lock with slide bolt lock and dummy keeper with knobs. (Right hand swing) 10″W x 3 1/4″H

$385

#6555H Set of 4 polished and lacquered decorative cast iron steeple tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$240 set of 4 - SOLD

#6555H Pair of decorative cast iron ball tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$65 pr.

#6555H Set of 4 decorative cast iron steeple tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$115 set of 4 - SOLD

#6555H Set of 3 decorative cast iron ball tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$95 set of 3

#6555H Set of 3 decorative cast iron ball tip hinges. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ ca.1890

$95 set of 3 - SOLD

#6265H Several 1920’s brass backplates in this pattern (unpolished).

$22 each - ONLY 4 LEFT

#6366U Set of 4 large cast iron ball and claw table leg feet with cast masks on the center toe and holding the original large glass balls. 4″W x 6″H ca.1890

$395 set of 4 - SOLD

#6030H Early iron rim lock with keeper. (Left hand swing) 6″W x 3 1/4″H

$75

#6517H Gilbert patent passage door hardware set including wooden knobs with brass center rosettes mounted on cast bronze backplates, the original Gilbert mortise and a strikeplate. ca.1880

$395 set

Pair of cast bronze “Empire” pattern door knobs with 1 matching backplate by Corbin ca.1895 Backplate measures 2 3/4″W x 8 1/8″L

$385 - SOLD

#6536H Pair of cast bronze Classical oval door knobs and matching rosettes with raised cast laurel garlands (2 pairs available). ca.1915

$235 pr. w/ roses

#6080H Polished cast bronze door knobs and matching cast bronze backplates. 1 3/4″W x 6″L ca.1885

$355

Decorative cast bronze faced skeleton key mortise. 1 3/16″W x 6 7/16″L faceplate. 3″ door knob backset. ca.1870

$185

#9000H Brass faced rabbeted latch mortise and matching strikeplate. Can be used with left or right hand door. 2″Backset; 4 3.4″Long faceplate

$75 - SOLD

#6475H Pair of cast brass melon shaped door knobs with matching cast brass backplates (2″W x 5 7/8″L) all having a nice old patina. ca.1890

$265 - SOLD

#6592H Brass interior door rim lock with slide bolt lock and keeper. (Several available in both left hand swing and right hand swing) 6″W x 3 1/4″H

$185

#6592H Brass double door entry rim lock with key. Dummy keeper with knobs. (Right hand swing) 16″W x 4 1/2″H

$495

Pair of cast iron steeple tip hinges with old painted finish. 4″H x 3 1/2″W ca.1890

$35 pr - SOLD

#6517H Set of 4 large cast iron Art Nouveau coat hooks; 1 with remnants of the original gilt finish and 3 without and 1 lacking the backplate. 7 1/4″W x 5″H ca.1905

$260 set of 4

Set of 4 cast iron Eastlake / Aesthetic ball tip hinges with old finish. 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″

$135 set of 4 - SOLD

#6517H Pair of polished cast bronze Aesthetic movement backplates (2 pairs available). 1 5/8″W x 5 1/2″L ea. ca.1880

$155 pr.

#6498H Set of 4 cast bronze Yale & Town pocket door pulls retaining the original dark finish. 2 1/4″W x 7 1/2″L ca.1900

$365 set of 4

#9000H Set of cast bronze passage hardware retaining the original two-tone finish. Backplates measure 2 3/4″W x 8″L ca.1920

$385 set - SOLD

#4920H Dark cast brass oval beaded door knobs with matching dark brass oval beaded backplates with top and bottom foliate scrolls. Set includes a pair of knobs, pair of backplates, a brass faced mortise (2 1/2″ knob backset), and a strike. ca.1900

$250 set

#6498H Set of 3 decorative cast iron steeple tip hinges with old painted finish. 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

$120 set of 3

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The Brass Knob
Architectural Antiques, Inc.
2311 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel 202-332-3370

Hours of Operation:
Monday | Saturday
10:30am to 6:00pm
Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm