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1911 automatic door pull

Posted by lesssismore (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 10, 09 at 3:01

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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RE: 1911 automatic door pull

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.


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RE: 1911 automatic door pull

could you take a picture?


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