DeValera Petite Long-Bell Door Chime

DeValera Petite Long-Bell Door Chime The DeValera petite long-bell chime has the same cover as the DeValera Compact. This chime, with an overall height of 30 inches, in considerably shorter than most U.S. made long-bell chimes. A possible explanation is … Continue reading

DeValera Longbell

DeValera Long Chime Doorbell This vintage doorbell  is from DeVelera, a regional manufacturer based in New York City. This example was transplanted from it’s original East Coast home to California in the 1970s where it is in service to this … Continue reading

DeValera Compact Chime

DeValera Compact Chime This well made chime was manufactured by DeValera. Not much is known about this manufacturer beyond that the company’s founder and namesake, Ernest G. DeValera had several patents for electrical devices in the mid 1930s. The DeValera … Continue reading

Tudor Revival Long Bell

Elecrto Door-Chime Supertone Tudor Revival Long Bell Vintage Door Chime This Tudor Revival style vintage tubular door chime wears a wonderful, and entirely appropriate patina from years of service in a home in the hills above the University of California, … Continue reading

Museum Home

On these pages you will find interesting information about doorbells and door chimes. Check back as I put up new exhibits and content. Doorbells in Miniature: Operating and Decorative Dollhouse Doorbells Unique engraved bells on this stylish  vintage DeValera Long Bell … Continue reading