Victorian Bronze Mechanical Door Bell
Victorian Bronze Mechanical Door Bell

Complete Mechanical Gong Door Bell, Bronze, Dated 1872 360-490

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Part Number: 360-490
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Antique Victorian ornate mechanical gong door bell with a patent date on the back of the bell of July 2 1872.  Assembly mounts directly through an exterior door with the "T" 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 "T" style lever handle measures 5" high x 2 3/4" at widest - "T" pull is  about 2 1/4" high  and 2 1/4" across the top of the "T".  Plain cast bronze mechanical bell measures 3  1/2" in diameter and extends 2" from door and is 4  3/16" from center to center on the two 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 1/2" extension out the back.  At the time, bells and handles were sold separately and customer's chose each individually.  Comes with slotted screws.

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