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

$45

#6666H  Pair of cast iron portrait medallion curtain tiebacks retaining the original painted finish.  4 1/2″H x 2 3/4″W  ca.1925

$110 pair

#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

#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

#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

#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.

#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

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

#6714H  Pair of decorative (floral) Victorian bronze pocket door pulls.  2 1/4″Wide x 9 1/4″Long  ca.1885

$145 pair

#6714H  Set of four decorative (floral) Victorian bronze pocket door pulls.  2 1/4″Wide x 9 1/4″Long  ca.1885

$295 set of 4

#6129H  Japanesque (Japanese influenced) American Aesthetic AKA Eastlake cast bronze passage hardware including pair of cast bronze backplates, cast bronze faced mortise lock, pair of glazed black ceramic doorknobs and a reproduction strikeplate.  Backplates measure 1 5/8″W x 7″L;  faceplate …

$325

#6727H  Pair of large porcelain door pulls (they do not work a latch) with 2 different decorative transfers….one side floral and one side scenic.  Both with gold trim.  6″ diameter with cast brass shanks and connecting threaded rod.

$365 pair

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

6714H  Pair of oak doorknob rosettes.  2 1/4″Diam. with a 5/8″Diam. center.  ca.1900

$30 pair

#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 …

$56.50-57.50 per kit

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

$345

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).

$24.75 (passage); 25.50 (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 …

$60.50 per kit (passage) 61.50 per kit (locking)

#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

#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

#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

#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

#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.

#5942H Extremely well cast copper plated cast iron passage set in the “Pasco” pattern by Yale & Towne. Back plates measure 2 1/4″W x 8 1/2″H ca.1905

$210

#4945H Set of 12 late Victorian decorative cast iron bin pulls (11 are presently painted). 4 1/8″W x 1 1/2″H with 3 1/2″ center to center mounting screw holes. ca.1900

$295 set of 12

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

$155 set of 6

#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

#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.

#6707H Pair of cast bronze egg and dart edged push plates (two pairs available). 3 1/2″W x 16″L ca.1915

$315

#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

#4020H Aesthetic decorative bronze passage mortise by “Nashua” 2 5/8″ backset ; 1″ x 5 3/4″ faceplate. ca.1882

$185 - SOLD

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.

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

$235 pr. - SOLD

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

$235 per pair

#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

#6340H Pair of pocket door mortises with rabbeted copper plated brass faceplates (1 1/4″W x 7 1/2″L) with matching copper plated steel pocket pulls (2″W x 5″H) ca.1910

$145 set

#5446H Set of four late Victorian polished cast iron handrail brackets. 3 1/2″D x 4 1/2″H c.1890

$295 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

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

$7 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)

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

#6205H Set of 3 decorative iron coat hooks (bolt mounted). 6″W x 5″H x 4″D ca.1890

$195 set of 3

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

$175 pr.

#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.

#5973H Polished Victorian bronze “Eulalia” pattern by Reading. Pair of doorknobs with matching backplates. 2 5/8″W x 7 1/2″L c.1895

$235

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

$8.50 ea.

#6172H Yale and Towne “Meridian” pattern copper washed brass passage hardware. Set includes 2 oval knobs with spindle and 2 matching backplates. (Several sets available). ca.1910

$235 per set - ALL SOLD OUT

#5185H Decorative Victorian cast bronze 4 1/2″ lift-off hinges….1 right hand; 1 left hand. c.1885

$55 ea.

#5983H Set of three decorative cast iron late Victorian handrail brackets. 3 1/2″D x 4 1/2″H ca.1890

$165 set of 3

#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

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

$185 per pair

#5966H Cast bronze Gothic Revival passage hardware by Schroeder Lock Co. Set includes mortise lock, strike plate, pair of door knobs and pair of back plates. Back plates 2 3/8″W x 8 1/4L ca.1910

$395

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 1/2″Long

$9.50 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

#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

9000H Several 1920’s brass backplates in this pattern (unpolished)

$16 each

#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

#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

#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

#6618H Pair of polished brass french neck door knobs (2″Diam.) with matching roses. Six sets available polished @ $86 per set plus 23 sets available UNpolished at $66 per set. ca.1935

$86 per set

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

$22 each

#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

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

$75

#6473H Very large polished cast aluminum coat hooks (2 available). 10 1/4″L x 2 3/8″W x 6 7/8″D.

$85 ea.

#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

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

$25 each

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

#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

#6505H Brass faced Corbin right hand rabbeted mortise lock with matching strikeplate. 2 3/4″Backset, 6 1/2″Long faceplate

$265 - 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

#4920H Cast brass beaded oval passage hardware includes; mortise lock with strikeplate, pair of oval beaded doorknobs with spindle, 2 oval beaded backplates. Backplate measures 2 5/8″W x 7 1/4″L ca.1910 (Six sets available).

$265 set

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

$12 ea.

#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

#5757H Set of 3 decorative cast iron steeple tip hinges with partial old painted finish. 3 1/2″H x 3″W

$95 set of 3

#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

#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

#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

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