Seller: bc-555 (3,494) 100%, Location: Merrillville, Indiana, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 331885316659 Condition: Please see all photos for condition concerns., Color: Silver, Maker: Yale & Towne, Material: Bronze, Details: Up for sale is a pair of Antique Heavy Brass Yale & Towne Door Hinges salvaged from the Marquette Building in downtown Chicago. The Marquette Building was designed by the famous Chicago firm of Holabird and Roche who is well-known for designing some of the world’s first skyscrapers. Matching set of original c. 1895 marquette building german silver-plated ornamental cast bronze interior office door hinges removed from the extant Marquette building located in downtown chicago during interior renovations. Each hinge with ball finials contains a unique repeating Neo-grec key design motif. The office door hinges were manufactured by the yale & towne mfg. co., stamford, ct. The marquette building, completed in 1895, is a chicago, illinois landmark that was built by the george a. fuller company and designed by architects Holabird & Roche. The building was one of the early steel frame skyscrapers of its day, and is considered one of the best examples of the chicago school of architecture. Both have Scroll Work around the borders of each plate. Patented 1887. Each is marked "Y&T. Patented Nov. 22 1887. Solid 'Yale Silver' 5." They are silver plated cast bronze. The edges are also maked "Yale". They are quite heavy and each hinge weighs approx. 2 pounds 2.5 ounces. Dimensions: each plate or side that attaches to the door or frame are 5" x 2 1/8". Opened up they are 5" x 5" not including the finishes on the hinges. Holes are 1/4" wide. Condition: Good overall condition. Some what looks like oil and grime on them. They can likely be polished clean with the right tools. Please view all photos for condition concerns. Please check out my store for other great collectibles and other great items. Shipping: I meticulously wrap and pack all of my items to protect them for shipment. Depending on the size and weight of the item or items I will choose from the various USPS or FedEx shipping services. Large/Heavy items cannot be shipped to PO Boxes as they will ship FedEx. Items being shipped to Alaska or Hawaii will be charged extra. NO SHIPPING TO PUERTO RICO. Also I ONLY ship to the you have address listed in eBay and confirmed by PayPal. I cannot change addresses as it is against eBay policy. If you want to have it shipped to an alternate address you have to add it to eBay and PayPal BEFORE purchasing and then choose it at checkout. International Customers: Typically the listing rules will reflect whether I will ship that item internationally. Occasionally I’ll make exceptions, but please note that I may not ship to your country depending on location and/or value of item. Return Policy: Please see individual listings rules for return policy. Certain items are not eligible for returns. I include and spend a lot of time and energy inspecting and taking many pictures from all angles, so that my customers can see exactly what they are purchasing. If, for any reason, you are dissatisfied with your purchase, please contact me. Payment: I accept PayPal as my preferred method of payment. Please make payment for your items within 4 days. If for any reason you need more time to make payment, please email me and let me know. Feedback: I leave positive feedback for all of my customers. So please, if you are satisfied with your experience with me, leave me positive feedback. It is greatly appreciated.