Transom Window Help?

CassandraSeptember 11, 2008

I posted below about a "transcept" window but realized soon after that I meant "transom" window. Does anyone have one? The hardware was stripped off mine (it is over the bathroom door) and I'd like to restore it. I guess I'm looking for a latch that can be operated with a pole, and a chain that let's the window open only so far. All the signs of hardware are gone, so I don't know how best to place it. Does anyone have advice or photos?

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caroleena

i have transoms over all my doors from the hallway. mine have no latch etc just position manually. you may have a different kind. mine are circa 1932

    Bookmark   September 11, 2008 at 4:20PM
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sombreuil_mongrel

Crown City.
Follow link.
Pricey, but the best.
Casey

Here is a link that might be useful: Crown City Transom Hardware p. 1

    Bookmark   September 11, 2008 at 9:09PM
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kframe19

Van Dyke's or Restoration hardware might have it, as well.

Both the house I grew up in and the house my Mom now lives in (1880s and 1903, respectively) have transom windows.

All of them have operators, a long push rod that attaches to the door casing. You push/pull on the rod to open/close the transom, no pole needed, and no chain needed.

From what I'm finding on the web, though, those units are expensive.

Here is a link that might be useful: This place has the transom pole hook and latches

    Bookmark   September 12, 2008 at 12:12PM
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patser

I'd also check Wm. J Rigby. He has tons of old house hardware.

Here is a link that might be useful: Wm J Rigby transom hardware

    Bookmark   September 13, 2008 at 10:21PM
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old_hardware_lover

I found a good operator at House of Antique Hardware in brass or antique.

Here is a link that might be useful: transom window hardware

    Bookmark   April 30, 2009 at 5:26PM
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