Friedland Seville

V.&E. Friedland Seville Model 301 The Friedland Seville is a minimally designed later mid-century compact door chime. The chime was described in the 1977 Friedland catalog: 301 Seville Bright orange disc ‘floats’ on a matt black plaque giving the chime … Continue reading

Friedland Cathedral Model 300/98

Friedland Cathedral Model 300/98 The V.E. Friedland Cathedral door chime features a bent plywood case with mahogany veneer. Introduced in the mid 1950s, this was a top of the line long bell door chime in the Friedland line. The 1955 … Continue reading

V. & E. Friedland Maestro

V.&E. Friedland – General Electric Maestro Door Chime with Vibrato Resonance The Friedland-General Electric Maestro door chime plays an eight-note Westminster sequence with a “Vibrato Resonance” feature unique to this chime. The styling is a tasteful later mid-century treatment. The … Continue reading

Friedland York 1975

Friedland York Model Tubular Doorbell Model C963 Circa 1975 This petite Long Bell Door Chime features unusual square bells. This chime was imported from England by General Electric for the US market in a partnership with V. & E. Friedland. … Continue reading

Friedland Door Chime Radio Commercial

Australian Radio Commercial for Friedland Door Chimes 1964 (Chime sound) “Ding-Dong” (Woman singing) Welcome. That’s the cheerful way, the friendly way, to welcome your guests every day, with the happy sound of a Friedland Door Chime. (Chime sound) “Ding-Dong” (Man speaking) Give a … Continue reading

Friedland Warbler T585

Friedland Warbler T585 Circa 1969 This late Mid-Century Door Chime has minimalist style. Friedland’s “Warbler” door chimes take their name from the vocal songbirds. Warbler Chimes sound a repeating tone for the main door. As with typical “ding-dong” doorbells, when the pushbutton is … Continue reading