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Arguably the most common of the antique door knobs, those made of brass started appearing in the mid-18th century as they became some of the first to replace door latches. Brass was simple, colorful, and robust in nature which accounts for their popularity that reached into the early 20th century, although they were not as favored during the early part of the Victorian period. This is because brass door knobs are not as ornate as glass or porcelain, so they started to fall out of favor. Still, they were popular with the Colonial Revival period.
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