Historic Doorhandles, Pulls and Knobs

Historic knobs and pulls

When strolling through old European towns, I love to look at antique and renaissance hardware on old doors. There is always a story and rich history behind them

These here go back hundreds of years, some to the Middle ages. (First five pictures I took when strolling through Passau)

Historic door pull
Historic door pull
Historic knobs and pulls
This old door and lock below from 1585 has a historic significance. It is in the Townhall of Dettelbach, where my paternal grandfather served as a Mayor in 1950’s.
Old door Dettelbach
Dettelbach Rathaus anno 1585
The lock mechanism from a medieval door lock. I took this picture at at an old fortress chapel below
Old historic door knob

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