Rittenhouse Betsy Ross

Rittenhouse Betsy Ross Model 822 The Betsy Ross resonator from Rittenhouse has a patriotic theme common to American door chimes in the late inter-war period. Rittenhouse’s pre-World War Two line of chimes featured two “Big-Value Groups”, the Autograph and Amerciana … Continue reading

Faraday President

Faraday President A patriotic theme was common to many door chimes of the 1940s and early 1950s. This Faraday President model proudly displays a brass eagle in the center of the cover. The Ambassador is a sister model without the … Continue reading

Edwards Colonial Tubular Doorbell

Edwards Colonial Tubular Door Chime Model 1450 This patriotic themed door chime was designed by Lurelle Guild for Edwards and Company in 1941. Edwards featured the Colonial in advertising with Irene Dunne “in her Hollywood home.” Mr. Guilds other designs … Continue reading