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Pre-Mid Century HARVIN Traditional Victorian Solid Brass DOCTOR's DOOR KNOCKER

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Seller: danag030 (1,801) 98.7%, Location: Pinson, Tennessee, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 231697161121 Traditional Victorian Solid Brass DOCTOR's DOOR-KNOCKER with HARVIN FOUNDRY marking. Measures 8 1/2" overall length, weighs 2 pounds. Made of heavy solid cast brass. The HARVIN Co. was well known for their fine castings; was sold to Virginia Metal Crafters in the early 1950's which would date this piece at mid-century or earlier. The striker plate is not included; it would however have looked like the round fixing plate that measures 2 7/8" diameter. This is a true piece of architectural salvage. Shows its age, use and wear via its scuffs, scratches & patina. Ready to give your front door historical elegance. Please view all photos closely using the zoom feature as the photos are part of the items description, the most accurate representation of this item & its condition and the exact item you would receive. This item ships via USPS Priority mail. Postage, package tracking & item insurance are included in shipping cost. Shipping dimensions 10" x 7" x 3"; shipping weight 2 - 3#. Why it's known as a DOCTOR's DOOR KNOCKER...Legend has it that this style of door-knocker was used in Europe to identify the door where the town doctor lived. In the Victorian era much of the population was illiterate. This style door-knocker became a synonymous symbol to guide the sick to the physicians door. Condition: For details read the entire item description & view all photos provided., Maker: Harvin Co., Material: Brass

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