Flatback Butt Hinge 1 1/2" x 1 1/4"
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US made extruded brass flatback butt hinges are the standard by which other hinges are judged. In the 18th century these hinges would have been cast brass and not as well formed as they are today. In other respects there is very little difference between the modern hinge and its ancestor. Many of the sizes are the same as those used on period furniture and the slightly tapered leaf profile is a direct descendant of same profile seen on the antique cast hinges where it was used for strength reasons. For period work, the larger sizes are an excellent alternative to common American architectural hinges. The smaller sizes are extremely strong and work well in the context of true reproduction cabinetmaking and also contemporary work where clean accurate function is preferred.
1 1/2" x 1 1/4"