Reading Valence Face Plate (Plate 18)


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Reading Valence Face Plate (Plate 18)

Door Face Plate.  The plate is made of wrought steel. “Valence” Design by Reading Hardware. Cir. 1923. The door plate measures 8 3/4″h x 2 /12″w. It features a unique shape and design with framed “suns” at the top and bottom.

This item may be shippable.

This Reading Valence Face Plate is an antique or salvaged item and may show wear due to age. This may include scratches, pitting, patina, finish loss, rust or other general wear. We attempt to include any significant damage beyond regular wear within the description. We make every effort to clean as much paint, dirt and rust off of items while still leaving as much of the original patina as possible. Photo is of actual item you will receive.

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Reading Hardware began in 1872 in Reading, Pennsylvania. It produced both basic and highly decorative builders hardware. Reading’s hardware was used in many notable buildings including the White House in Washington, D.C. The operation closed in 1950.

Additional information

Weight 3.2 oz

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