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SHOP FOR HUNDREDS OF ORIGINAL ANTIQUE HARDWARE ITEMS

By using the original decorative hardware from our Victorian era will help make your dream home come true.

Offered is a selected variety of authentic hardware that would be a perfect choice for decorators, house renovators or collectors.

Why use costly reproductions that generally contain poor casting details when you can buy the originals for about the same amount.

The original antique hardware from our Victorian era produced some of the highest quality items ever made, and were designed to last.

The 1880's hardware had intricate details and highest of quality, most has developed beautiful warm shades of patina naturally developed from age.

Most of the higher quality hardware was cast in bronze and dates to 1860 to 1910. There are many designs available however it's becoming much more difficult to find.

Offered are hard to find complete door sets in both passage and entry size, along with restored pocket door sets, in both single and double door size.

These sets are in extra fine condition and there are still many patterns available, while they last, most are highly decorative and should last for another 100 plus years

When buying our original Victorian era hardware made here in the U.S. you will be purchasing some of the finest hardware ever produced.

Hardware companies were highly competitive to out-do their competitors to make the better hardware. Most was intricately carved into molds by an artist then compressed.

The construction of the piece was precisely made by master craftsmen who's pride in making the finest product was more important than the cost.

As a result the hardware was made to last and had unsurpassed detail , many pieces could be compared to detailed jewelry.

Most reproduction hardware doesn't come close to the original, most is light weight, crude, shiny copies of the originals.

The original hardware will bring you years of beauty, most likely out last the repro's.

When installed in your home, the originals will be a reminder of our past, when craftsmanship and quality surpassed quantity.

 

Listed are the top dozen major companies that produced this fabulous antique hardware, which includes door knobs, door bells, hinges, escutcheons, door plates, hooks, brackets, and pulls… and many other items.

Trenton Trenton Lock and Hardware Co.Trenton, N.J.
Branford Branford Lock Works Branford, Ct.
P. E. Guerin Pierree Guerin N.Y. City
Chicago Chicago Hardware Manufacturing Co. Chicago Illinois
MCCCo Metallic Compression Casting Co Boston,MA
R&E Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co New Britain, CT
H&D Hopkins & Dickinson Darlington, NJ
Y&T Yale & Town Mfg. Co Stamford, CT
M&W Mallory, Wheeler& Co New Haven, CT
Corbin P&F Corbin New Britain, CT
Newman A.G. Newman New York City
Nashua Nausha Lock Company Nausha, NH
Norwalk Norwalk Lock Company. Norwalk, CT
RHCo Reading Hardware Company Reading, PA
Sargent Sargent &Company New Haven, CT
Robinson Enoch Robinson Company Boston, MA


 
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