Dating antique brass

Executive producer Marsha Bemko shares her tips for getting the most out of ANTIQUES ROADSHOW.

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This type of hardware is easy to recognize because it often has “inclusions” from the sand itself in the brass, either grains of sand or odd colors from impurities.

The construction of various parts can and will help in dating your antique clock.

Specifically the style and type of clock hand and the dial, both of which have varied over time.

The use of high pressure rollers during the Federal period increased output even more.

No longer did decorative pulls have to be engraved or chased individually.