Cam-Driven Westminster Door Chime 1936

Cam-Driven Westminster Door Chime 1936 This chime features the same unique cam-driven strike scheme patented by Edwin G. Anderson of San Diego, California in 1934. This chime is presumed to be a derivative of the earlier chime since many features … 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

V. & E. Friedland Maestro

V.&E. Friedland – General Electric Maestro Door Chime with Vibrato Resonance The Friedland-General Electric Maestro door chime plays an eight-note Westminster sequence with a “Vibrato Resonance” feature unique to this chime. The styling is a tasteful later mid-century treatment. 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

Edwards Cantebury

Edwards Canterbury Clock Door Chime The Canterbury was Edwards top of the line chime in the mid 1950s. Described as follows in a 1956 Catalog: THE FABULOUS CANTERBURY. Here is the outstanding chime among the door chimes. A beautiful rubbed … Continue reading