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Antique Door Knob Identification



Antique Door Knob Identification

Includes: history detectives, and resources for antique doorknob identification.
The Antique Doorknob Collectors of America is a non-profit organization devoted to the study and preservation of ornamental hardware.
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I have a very dirty doorknob, how do I clean it? I would rather under clean than over clean. Surface damage due to improper cleaning methods is inexcusable; the damaged knob is then of no use to a collector. Acid cleaners and coarse wheels or wire brushing are for use on tools, not fine builder’s hardware. Remember …
ANTIQUE DOORKNOB COLLECTORS OF AMERICA. ADCA Club Website. WELCOME to antiquedoorknobs.us, the updated and expanded on-line version of Victorian Decorative Art. This landmark 1983 book by Len Blumin contained several hundred black & white photographs of doorknobs along with known identifying …
Hugely popular with collectors, doorknobs offer a simple way to give a home a touch of class with relatively minimal outlay. They’re also the kind of thing you’ll regularly find at antiques fairs. So, how do you tell how old your doorknob is? Age. The first doorknobs came in with the mortise lock in the mid-1800s. Prior to that …
The most simple, antique doorknob design involves the working of an axle or spindle, that is passing through the latch. Ideally, these designs have one side totally flat and some predefined length exposed on either side of the door. Identifying antique doorknobs is easy with proper observation. Usually they are attached on …
The most impressive style statement any home owner can possibly ever make is through the door knob! While most household varieties involve a simple mechanism, t.
May 10, 2010 – When you’re redecorating a period house and need to find crystal doorknobs, take one of the original doorknobs with you if possible. Verify the antique doorknob does not twist on its shank before purchase, as this cannot be fixed. You can identify the difference between reproduction crystal doorknobs and …
Genuine Antique 5 1/2″ Bronze Hinge. Beautiful cast bronze finial tipped 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ right hand door hinge. Item Number: 04-BH55215. [more…] $139.95. The Antique Hardware Price Guide Book (item #R-02WW-AHPG) ยท The Antique Hardware Price Guide Book. A comprehensive collector’s price and identification guide …