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Antique Door Hinges & Fronts Period Door
Cast iron was also the metal of choice for large doors because it was less prone to wear at the joints than steel butts.
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However, by the early 1830s, the popularity of the Greek Revival style, as well as burgeoning economy and the advent of the Industrial Revolution, helped move door hardware away from handcrafted wrought iron to mass manufacturers, such as the firms of Mallory Wheeler (organized in 1834), or Russell & Erwin (begun in the 1830s as producers of plate locks).
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Across – in order for doors to swing clear of trimwork.
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Doors would not be doors if it weren’t for working historic door hardware – that is, the hinges that allow them to swing open and the knobs and latches that hold them shut.Historic Door Hardware - Period Homes Magazine
Dating antique door hinges:
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