Seller: cornballu (1,120) 99.5%, Location: Omaha, Nebraska, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 351918238159 With patent dates from July 2, 1872 thru July 4, 1876 stamped on the back, this Sargent & Co. doorbell was a beautiful step ahead of previous bells. The ornate cast brass 'dome' has very little wear or patina, and the gold painted cast iron backplate, ringer and other hardware is also in fantastic condition, with some wear to paint in one small spot (see pic's). The bell has a single, resonating ring when stuck, but the hardware / chain (?) that goes from 'strike plate' to chime hardware is missing (not available at estate sale). The bell measures 6"L x 5"W x 2 3/4" deep. Shipping includes tracking. Condition: Ornate brass near pristine with minimal patina and the gold painted backplate, ringer and other hardware is nearly flawless, with just one small area with ware., Color: Gold, Material: Brass and steel, Maker: Sargent & Co.