Rittenhouse Resonator 265

Rittenhouse Resonator 265 This Rittenhouse Resonator chime may have been made by Rittenhouse for their Cleartone economy brand or as a private labeled product for a retailer. The cover is not branded with Rittenhouse although the mechanism is so marked. … Continue reading

Rittenhouse Tulip

Rittenhouse Tulip Model 285 This Rittenhouse Tulip chime is painted with a stenciled floral design. The Tulip had the lowest price point of any resonator chime at the time. It was also one of the last metal covers in the … Continue reading

Rittenhouse Williamsburg

Rittenhouse Williamsburg Model 630, 631,632,633 and C8633 The Williamsburg succeeded the Concord as the flagship clock-chime from Rittenhouse in 1955. While the Concord was relatively short-lived, the Williamsburg proved far more successful and continued as a top of the line … Continue reading

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.  This 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