Miami Carey 560

Miami Carey 560 This Miami-Carey Resonator has styling reminiscent of the “Outer Space” aesthetic popularized by the George Lucas Star Wars film (1977) and the ABC Television Battlestar Gallactaca series (1978). Responding to fashion, manufacturers rushed products featuring brushed aluminum … Continue reading

Miami-Carey Mid Century

Miami-Carey Mid-Century Serenade Tubular Door Chime Model M-228 This Mid-Century door chime is from the Troubador Line from Miami-Carey known as the Serenade. The style mimics high fidelity stereo cabinets of the era, similar to contemporary chimes from Rittenhouse and … Continue reading

Rittenhouse Fairfax-1972

Rittenhouse Fairfax Door Chime Model C8383 circa 1972 This second generation Fairfax cover shows distinct Mediterranean style popular in the early 1970s. Like the previous generation Fairfax it features styrene cover, now with a convincing simulated walnut wood grain, and … Continue reading

Rittenhouse Fairfax – 1966

Rittenhouse Fairfax Door Chime Model C8381-2 The Rittenhouse Fairfax C8381-2 is a two-note long bell tubular door chime with a stereo-like look complete with speaker cloth. Described in the 1966 Rittenhouse catalog as: FAIRFAX (formerly 381/382) Attractive new design in … Continue reading