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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

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

$225 set

#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

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

$175 pair

#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

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

$495 pair

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

$55

#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

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

$155

#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

Combination cast brass and cast bronze thumblatch entry hardware including 2 thumblatch handles, and mortise lock with two cylinder locks.  (Lacking strike and key).  Plates measure 3 1/8″W x 14 1/2″H;  faceplate measures 1 3/8″W x 7 1/2″L with a …

$395 - SOLD

#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

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

$110

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

#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

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

#6685H  Mechanical doorbell with a nickel plated cast iron frame, nickel plated brass bell, solid brass turnkey and escutcheon. Made by Russell and Erwin marked “R&E MFG.CO.NEW BRITAIN.CONN.”  and on the inside it is marked “PAT.AUG.1, ’93”.  4 1/2″Diam. bell …

$375 - SOLD

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

#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

#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

#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

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

$95

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

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

$285

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

$175

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

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

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

$265 set of 3

#6945H  Unique brass door knocker depicting a pair of standing elephants.  6 3/8″L x 4 3/8″W

$165

#6945H  Fully cast solid brass horse head and horse shoe door knocker.  6 3/8″L x 4 5/8″W x 3 1/8″D

$215

#6945H  Cast brass eagle door knocker.  Eagle holding arrows and olive branch in talons.  6 1/2″L x 5 7/8″W

$195

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

$65

#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

#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 (Only 1 left!)

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

#5983H Decorative bronze faced entry mortise “Ceylon” pattern by Corbin. 1″W x 5 1/2″L ca.1890

$145

#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

#4104H Cast brass doorknobs, rosettes, keyhole escutcheons and strikeplate from the Biltmore Hotel in NYC. c.1913

$335 set

#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

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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