Rittenhouse Prelude

Rittenhouse Prelude Model Model 550 This combined door chime and dinner call was released simultaneous to the Rittenhouse Precedent. Both were designed by Jean O. Reinecke. This chime was made possible by the then newly-developed Rittenhouse Master Model Controller which … Continue reading

Rittenhouse Precedent

Rittenhouse Precedent Model 575 This innovative chime is an exercise in mid-century minimalism. ┬áThis chime was made possible by the then newly-developed Rittenhouse Master Model Controller which could be located discreetly and remotely from the chime. This allowed the designer, … Continue reading

Rittenhouse Trent

Rittenhouse Trent The Rittenhouse Trent is a Mid-Century Westminster door chime designed by Jean Otis Reinecke (1909-1987) and introduced in 1956. Reinecke is best known for cutting edge designs for a variety of products including Toastmaster toasters and the ubiquitous … Continue reading