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H-42 - 1/2" Desk Interior Knob

Solid Brass - Available in 7 finishes

This knob is supplied with your choice of a 3/8" long wood screw or a 1" long 6-32 machine screw for installation. Other machine screw lengths are available upon request.

  • Diameter: 1/2"
  • Projection: 7/16"
  • Base: 1/4"
Price Range:   $6.06
Select Finish:   
Antique (A) 
Light Antique (LA) 
Dark Antique (DA) 
Semi-Bright (SB) 
Bright (B) 
Satin Nickel (SN) 
Polished Nickel (PN) 
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These classic little mushroom knobs are used for the pull-outs on desks and secretaries, small drawers, and on bread-board style work surfaces. Solid brass, made in Connecticut, 4 finishes and very inexpensive! Simple and understated.

Knobs are provided with your choice of a wood screw or machine screw (MSF). If you are using the machine screw and your wood is thicker or thinner than 3/4", please tell us the thickness of the wood in the comments section during the checkout so we can provide the proper screw.

Now available in polished and satin nickel.

Finished by hand in the USA.

 Average Rating:  5 Star Rating
 based on 13 Customer Reviews  
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   Fine brass knob used for period furniture, November 7, 2023  By Jim (LANCASTER, OH)(Verified)
I first became a customer at Horton Brasses because of their period brass pulls. I have come to depend on their quality and outstanding customer service. They are the best.
   Hinges and knobs, June 20, 2022  By Keith Mazzarello (New York, NY)(Verified)
I was very pleased with all the hinges and knobs. The staff was excellent in helping with selection and all question no mater how simple. Orion was always there to help.
   1/2” solid antique brass knob for secretary desk, May 24, 2020  By Ann E. Tyminski (Fredericksburg, VA)(Verified)
My husband and I bought an antique desk that was missing a drawer knob. We searched for a replacement locally even asking a restorer of furniture.
Then I looked on line and found just what I needed at your company. I bought sufficient knobs to replace knobs on all the small drawers but as it turned out the ones I bought were a perfect match. We are delighted to have the desk back to its original lovely look.
   Nice Pulls, November 3, 2019  By Anonymous (Winston Salem, NC)(Verified)
I’ve used these on several projects—desks and small chests of drawers. They are good quality and have nice finishes. Good looking solid pulls.
   Best little knob around!, January 12, 2019  By Dave Grabarczyk (Perrysburg, OH)(Verified)
I make jewelry boxes to sell in area art shows. It was getting harder and harder to find a good quality brass knob. The ones that I was using had the screw end glued into the back of the knob. The knob would often times pull out of the post as you turned them into you drawer front.

These solid brass knobs are far superior in every way. The knobs that I use are threaded so the screw can go through the drawer into the back of the knob. So much stronger than my previous knobs. I use the bright finish which really accentuate the boxes whether they are made of oak or walnut. This is one great knob!
   Right size, March 5, 2017  By Anonymous (Hampden, MA)
These knobs were just the right size for my spice box build...and Horton matched the screw length perfectly to my drawer front thickness.
   "Small Package...Big Results"., February 13, 2017  By Anonymous (Bethlehem, CT)(Verified)
I purchased 6 small brass pulls from Horton Brasses and they were the perfect compliment to a small antique apothecary. The finish that they recommended was right on the money. Very helpful, very professional and I will buy from them again in the future.
   Hardware for Vintage Secretary, November 15, 2016  By G Barkett (Pinetta, FL)(Verified)
Was delighted to find these little knobs to go on a vintage secretary that was missing a few knobs. They were exactly what I needed, and the service was excellent.
   1/2 inch desk knob, October 4, 2016  By Anonymous (Denton, TX)(Verified)
These knobs are exactly what they say they are just as I have come to expect from Horton Brasses.
   Great Little Knobs, March 30, 2016  By Charlie Franz (Homer, AK)
Like all the products I have purchased fro Horton, these are well made quality knobs.
   H42 x 1/2 Antique Finnish, November 11, 2015  By Alan bourbeau (Belchertown, MA)
Using these for many years. Customers always pleased by the look, does not take attention from material used but always noticed.
   Brass interior knobs, October 1, 2015  By David Dorey (ROCKY HILL, NJ)
The brass knobs were perfect for the interior lids of the tea caddy. As usual, the quality is always tops.
   Can't beat the quality and can't beat the price!, March 1, 2015  By Chris Stark (Oakham, MA)
These are as simple as they come, but that is exactly what I was looking for. The quality is fantastic, especially for the cost of the pulls. I will definitely purchase these again. I used them on a slant top desk and love how their simplicity accents the wood of the desk.
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