1911 automatic door pull

lesssismoreAugust 10, 2009

Hello All,

I live on the second floor of a 1911 Edwardian building in San Francisco. There is an automatic door system in place but i am missing the pull handle. Let me explain further, on a landing on the second floor there is one end of a rod connected to the front door and when you pull on the handle the door opens, saving you the trip down the stairs. Well I am missing the handle but am not sure what this whole apparatus is called so i am having a hard time finding this handle online. Can anyone help me identify the name of this, or point me in the direction of purchasing one.

thanks for your time.

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How is the handle attached to the rod?
What size/shape is the attachment point?

It could be as simple as a door knob with a set screw, or some other custom made knob with clamps, setscrew(s), or threads.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2009 at 12:07PM
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could you take a picture?

    Bookmark   August 12, 2009 at 6:10PM
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