Antique Reading Hardware Company Two-Way Interior Mortise Lock Set

Antique Reading Hardware Company Two-Way Interior Mortise Lock Set

Sale price $105.00 Regular price $125.00


Product Description:  An Antique Reading Hardware Company Interior Mortise Lockset.  This fantastic find from a Berks County, PA auction features two sides of beautiful, decorative knobs and faceplates.  Each faceplate has a thumb-turn lock.  One is above the door knob and the opposite faceplate has a thumb-turn below the door knob. Both plates are sculptured in ornate, high relief detail which provides a Victorian style appearance. 

Manufactured by Reading Hardware Company (R.H.C), founded in 1852, Reading, PA  was one of the leading door hardware manufacturers in the late 19th and early 20th Century.  Whether your doing restoration or collecting early hardware, this handsome lockset displays wonderfully.

2 5/8" Backset
6" Tall x 1" W Mortise Brass Faceplate
4 1/2" Tall x 5/8" Thick Cast-Iron Mortise Lock Body
2 1/4" x 9" Tall Decorative Brass Door Faceplates

5 5/8" Center to Center - Faceplate Screw Holes 

Product Weight:  4 pounds

Circa:  Late 1800's - Early 1900's

Markings:  RHC

Condition: Previously owned - used.  Age appropriate condition - antique.  Screw missing to attach one door knob to spindle.  Normal wear, patina and light scratches.

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