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Patented March 23d, 1880.
For doors to cover Sidewalks, Elevators,
Area Steps and Hatchways; for Fire and Burglar Proof illuminating
window shutters; the lightest illuminating root, with the least
weight of any ever made; for the same reason unexcelled as a sky
light for rear extensions.|
These doors weigh about one-third
as much as ordinary cast-iron illuminating doors, and unlike the
last named article cannot be broken by the roughest usage; can be
easily raised and lowered with but little labor.
They will last as long as the building to
which they are attached; are heavily galvanized and cannot
Glasses of the same thickness as those
inserted in cast-iron doors; and easily replaced at a very slight
These doors can be seen in actual use at
The Equitable Life Building, 120 Broadway.
The Liverpool, London & Globe Building,
cor. William & Pine Sts.
The Meriden Silver Plate Co., 30 East 14th Street, and through
the entire business portion of 14th and 23d Streets
Also at our Works, 71 Centre Street, and at many other places
in New York City and elsewhere.
This is the only Patent Wrought Iron
Illuminating Door in the market. All others are base imitations,
being made of cast and wrought iron combine, and in their
construction lacking durability, finish and lightness, which are
the distinguishing characteristics of Jacobs' Wrought Iron