Here’s a taste: Hardware The shop’s namesake collection of knobs is still on full display, along with decorative hinges, doorknockers, doorbells, window-sash lifts, switch plates and coat hooks.
Lighting All manner of lamps, pendant lighting and chandeliers populate the space, representing styles spanning the 19th and 20th centuries.
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If you're restoring a house built between the mid-18th and the mid-20th century, you can't go wrong with one of the knobs below.
While doors in the earliest American homes would have featured thumb latches instead of knobs, simple brass doorknobs began appearing in upscale homes in the 1700s.
This knob is very near the end of mercury glass doorknobs of this style dating around 1915, showing off a twist-on base much more commonly seen in older homes today. Nickel plating on the base showing wear with brass peaking through.
Rim locks date from the late 1800's and mount to the outside of doors.