Antique Victorian 13 Room Butler's / Servant's Indicator Signal Box & Bell - Burton on Trent Staffordshire
An outstanding elegant 13 room butlers indicator box with integrated brass bell.
Professionally restored and fully tested, in 100% working order. When a button in a room is pressed the bell sounds and the corresponding flag twinkles from side to side to alert the staff which room requires assistance. If you lack servants you could instead wire it up to use as a novel front and back door bell indicator instead.
The hardwood case is in excellent condition and beautifully crafted with box joints. recessed detailing to front and solid brass fixings.
All the gold paint is in excellent condition, without damage or restoration. The rooms consist of FRONT DOOR, BEDROOMS 1,2,3,4, - BEDROOM 5, SMOKE ROOM, BACK DOOR, BATH ROOMS 1.2, MAIDS ROOM, DINING ROOM, SITTING ROOM. And the makers name BARNETT & SOANS Ltd. BURTON-ON-TRENT (which is a town on the River Trent in East Staffordshire, England).
- 35cm (13 3/4") high (not incl bell)
- 44cm (17 1/4") wide
- 9cm (3 1/2") deep
In excellent overall condition and without damage, this piece of history has been well cared for throughout its lifetime.
A lovely functional finishing touch to your period property.