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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

#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

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

$195

#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

#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

#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

#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

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

$75

#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

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

$185

#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

#6145U Bird’s eye maple shelf clock with the original working “United” electric clock with second hand. 14 5/8″L x 7 5/8″H x 3 3/4″D

$295

#6016U Cast brass Rococo clock case on oval marble base. 12 1/2″H x 9″W c.1920

$345

#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

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

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

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

#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

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

$135

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

$55

#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

#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

#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

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

$55

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

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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

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

#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

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)

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 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

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

#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

#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

#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.

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.

#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

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

$9-$18 ea.

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

$325 - SOLD

#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

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

$165 pr.

#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

#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

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

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

#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

#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

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

$125 pr.

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