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1870's Bronze Mechanical Gong Door Bell, Restored, Complete 360-491

Your Price: $250.00
Part Number: 360-491
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Antique Victorian ornate mechanical gong door bell with patent date on the back of the bell of July 2, 1872.  Assembly mounts directly through an exterior door with the pull handle on the outside and the bell mounted on the interior side of the door.  The operating stem from the handle (side view below) mounts through the door into the bell to trip the bell and ring.  Cast bronze decorative pull lever style lever handle has original porcelain knob pull w 1/4" across the top and extending 1 1/2" from lever.  The handle back plate measures e 3/8" high x 2" at widest.  Plain cast bronze mechanical bell measures 3 3/8" in diameter and extends 2" from door and is 4 3/4" tip to tip across at mount holes.  Bell rings with hearty gong that can be heard throughout the house each time the handle is pulled.  Complete and restored to working order, bell is adjustable to most door thickness - operating lever has a 2 7/8" extension off the back.  At the time, bells and handles were sold separately and customer's chose each individually - hence the decorative handle with a plain bell.  Comes with slotted screws.

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