Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Trains in Italy
  2. 2 Itinerary for 5 adults, 3 kids, 2 weeks, & 1 holiday adventure!
  3. 3 Classical or choral or sacred music venues in Rome
  4. 4 Austrian Train Purchase from US
  5. 5 Norther Spain first Iteniary
  6. 6 Car service from Vienna Airport
  7. 7 Paris Oct 31-Nov 4
  8. 8 Trip Report TRIP REPORT: Paris, Bordeaux, Dordogne, Toulouse, Provence, and more
  9. 9 3 days in Spain - help where?!
  10. 10 Greek Village
  11. 11 Trip Report Trip For Physical, Intellectual, Emotional Exercize
  12. 12 Driving from Culzean Castle to Bamburgh
  13. 13 Chania Crete -apartment or home stay
  14. 14 Lunch near Amboise, Loire Valley
  15. 15 Trip Report With Gratitude for a Glorious Solo Month in Greece
  16. 16 Apartment Montreux area
  17. 17 Please help with hotels in Seville
  18. 18 Trip Report Criss-crossing the Camino: 5 weeks in Northern Spain (and a bit of France)
  19. 19 An evening in London
  20. 20 Restaurants in Rome near Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain
  21. 21 Wine Shipping from Puglia
  22. 22 8 in Rome or Rome + Amalfi in June
  23. 23 Supplements in Carry on bag
  24. 24 Best day trips from Turin, Bologna, Cortona
  25. 25 Rome or Venice first
View next 25 » Back to the top

Does anyone know where to get vintage/period house hardware in Paris?

Jump to last reply

We are redoing our old (1902 -- hey, that's old for the Pacific Northwest) house in Anacortes, WA, and thought it would be neat to get some of the attractive hardware we have seen on home/apartment entrances in France. In particular, I'd like a fancy period lighted door bell push/button, and house numbers. Do any of you know where I could start looking for such stuff?

In the States, we have businesses that specialize in that sort of thing. Restoration Hardware is one. http://www.restorationhardware.com/ Are there similar outfits in Paris, and what would I look for under in Pages Jaunes?

Last time I was in Paris I looked through BHV in Paris, which some one suggested, and they do have some enameled blue and white house numbers, but that is not what I want. I'm thinking brass or cast iron. I will also look through the flea market in Vanves next Saturday, but that will be like the proverbial needle in the haystack.

The French are restoring old homes all the time, and there must be a buck to be made in supplying the bits and pieces for doing so --- I just need help finding the right place to part with my bucks. Any suggestions?

16 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement