RITE A NOTE Antique Brass Exterior Door Mount Memo Message Pad Pencil vintage

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 19, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

Unique item, early 1900s, solid brass, by the Superior Accessories Company, U.S.A.

Mounts outside your door. Hinged brass case lifts open to reveal a paper pad & pencil.

Front cover, top, tab, reads HELLO, main cover reads: Rite A Note, below reads LIFT.

Has a Colonial, Chippendale 'bonnet' top (like a Highboy).

Measures: top to bottom: 6 & 1/4 in., left to right: 3 & 5/8 in. (top), is 3/4 in. thick.

Inside, the clips hold the old pencil it came with, and, a pad I cut to fit.

It mounts easily via two screw holes in back plate.

The piece was dark when acquired. Front was polished as seen.

Leave as is & it will patina nicely. Coat w/ clear lacquer for 'no tarnishing'.

Back & interior left unpolished, see the age. Interior spring strong. Maker mark inside, under pencil.

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