Snipe Hinges

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These are made from soft iron and thinned out to delicate proportions. These are very, very early hinges.

Snipe hinges (also known as cotter pin, or staple hinges), are the simplest and probably the earliest hinges used on American furniture. See instructions with a diagram on how they are installed.

 H-62 wrought iron snipe hinge - for wood thickness up to 1/2" 
$27.75 per pair
each approx. 1-1/2" long
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 H-61 wrought iron snipe hinge 
$30.25 per pair
each leaf approx 3" long
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Horton Brasses produces more than 1,000 different pieces of authentic reproduction furniture and cabinet hardware at our factory in Connecticut. We use brass, iron, and various hardwoods to make knobs, drawer pulls, hinges, shelf pegs, bed bolts, casters, hooks and even clock finials!

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