Based on a German hinge dated to about 1500 in the collection of M. Peyre, #897.1907. This hinge is cited in- “Ironwork- From the Earliest Times to the End of the Medieval Period” by J. Starkie Gardner, (V&A publication, 1927).
Each hinge has been fabricated by hand from 16 gauge mild steel, and oil blackened to reduce rust. The hinges should be affixed to a chest by clinch nails. The hinge has been drilled with pilot holes to aid in nail placement.
-16 gauge mild steel.
-4-3/4" wide x 8" long top x 9-1/2" long back.
-1-1/2" wide hinge.
-hinge is 1" from bend.
Set of two.
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 27 September, 2008.