NuTone L36 Elite Clock-Chime

NuTone L36 Elite “Built-In” Clock-Chime The L36 Elite was introduced in 1958 as NuTone’s first recessed clock-chime. The anodized aluminum clock face featured a series of 48 holes with four between each red and/or black five minute divisions. These holes … Continue reading

Progress Mid-Century Clock-Chime

  Progress Mid-Century Recessed Clock-Chime The Progress E-14 recessed clock-chime represents a transitional period in door chimes. The mid-century-modern aesthetic relied heavily on built-in appliances and the more mundane home necessities were often hidden. In this example, an atomic style … Continue reading

Music Box Westminster Chime

A Wind-up Westminster Door Chime This is a wind-up door chime that plays a Westminster Melody on a music box mechanism when the doorbell button is pushed. The music box mechanism was manufactured by Gueissaz-Jaccaro in Switzerland. The Hop-A-Tune Westminster … Continue reading

Music Box Westminster Chime

A Wind-up Westminster Door Chime This is a wind-up door chime that plays a Westminster Melody on a music box mechanism when the doorbell button is pushed. The music box mechanism was manufactured by Gueissaz-Jaccaro in Switzerland. The Hop-A-Tune Westminster … Continue reading

NuTone Chord Tone

NuTone Chord Tone L-30 L-30 “Chord Tone” Desert Sand cover. Smart Grille pattern. Gold flecked grille cloth. 2 chords front door, 2 notes rear door. NuTone’s home town paper, the Cincinnati Enquirer, spoke in superlatives upon the introduction of the … Continue reading

Edwards Claridge

Edwards Claridge Model C-50, C-51 The Edwards Claridge was descibed in their 1956 Catalog: THE TASTEFULLY MODERN CLARIDGE Now you can have the luxury of the fabled Westminster melody in a modern walnut cabinet. Available with or without Telechron motored … Continue reading