Antique original Doorbell
 
 

Complete Twist or gear type cast bronze doorbell Extra fancy bell and twist handle both retaining original finish Back is marked: R & E. MFG. CO. NEW BRITAIN CT. USA. PAT'D AUG. 1st 1893 These smaller working bells have become hard to find, this one is in excellent condition. Operation: while turning the twist handle, which would be mounted on the front of the door, the gears inside the bell, located on inside of door, rotate and continuously ring the bell, Would need a 1/2" hole in the door where the twist section of the connecting rod goes through the door to fit into the bell This one has a loud and clear ringing tone and is ready to install. Best to spray a little WD-40 on the gears occasionally, to keep operating smoothly. Will fit a door up to 2-1/4" thick. Bell measures: 4-1/2" high x 3-1/4" wide. Twist ringer: 3" in diameter. Handle is 2-1/4"


Price: $300 -

Item # 124