New Old Stock (NOS) 4 1/2" hinges, in beautiful brass-plated steel. Manufactured by McKinney, one of the most popular 19th and 20th-century hardware companies, which still produces decorative and utilitarian hinges today.
Made by the Metallic Compression Casting Co (which was bought and renamed by Russell and Erwin in 1871), this extraordinarily lovely pair of lift-off hinges appears never to have been used-- it's in beautiful condition. The finish is the original bronze gilt.
Attention, hardware collectors: these hinges are beautiful and most unique. Note the decorative plates on each leaf – they are removed for installation of the hinges, then fit in place to cover the hinges' screw holes.
Large steel steeple-tip hinges with three knuckles and a raw oxidized look. Salvaged from an old Portland building that was once a brothel. Loose pins can be removed. Can be used on doors of any swing.
During the Aesthetic Movement era when hardware designs were often over the top with pattern and detail, Russell & Erwin’s “Damascene” pattern was a popular alternative. Sophisticated and subtle with its very finely engraved texture of tiny swirls and flowers, “Damascene” was a knock out used...