NuTone Regal 1963

NuTone Regal L-27 1963 The NuTone L-27 Regal is the last iteration of the Regal name from NuTone. The cover has a distinct later Hollywood Regency aesthetic characterized by the patterned gold foil details on the cover. Introduced in 1963, … 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

NuTone K32 Continental 1948

NuTone K32 Continetal 1948 The NuTone K32 Continental was one of NuTone’s first postwar chimes made out of one of the new plastic materials. Introduced in 1948, the K32 proved to be quite popular. The cover is made of styrene … Continue reading

Alhambra Model 199

Alhambra Model 199 Tubular Door Chime Alhambra was another California manufacturer of door chimes with factory and office in San Gabriel California. Alhambra is verified to have been producing long bell door chimes as early as 1935. This model 199 … Continue reading

Nutone Continental

Nutone Continental Model K33 with Aluminum Cover This iteration of the Nutone K-33 Continental appeared in few NuTone catalogs, although there is one illustration in the 1962 catalog. The cover is cast aluminum, an unusual material for NuTone. Available with … Continue reading

NuTone Heirloom L34

NuTone Model L34 Heirloom Tubular Door Chime 1970 Nineteen-Seventies home decor brought earth-tone appliances, bright, wet-look bean bag chairs and this French Provincial styled NuTone “Heirloom” Door Chime. This popular model became NuTone’s flagship door chime when introduced in 1970. Described in … Continue reading