Mail Slots


These mail or letter slots are the only items on this website that are not returnable. Photos and descriptions thoroughly describe them and precise measurements are given. Please check with your mail carrier regarding their use, measure items that you wish to go through the slot and determine if the slot will fit any hole you already have in your door before ordering.




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EMS1097 Solid Brass Antique Egg & Dart Mail or Letter Slot

Solid Brass Antique Egg & Dart Mail or Letter Slot

Although the Egg & Dart was far and away the most popular hardware pattern at the turn of the century in the Victorian era, we seldom see a mail slot in this design. The pattern adorns the edges and is set off by a raised band that is slightly lighter than the rest of the dark caramel patina.... click picture for more info
EMS1096 Unique Arts & Crafts Antique Mail Slot – Artesian made?

Unique Arts & Crafts Antique Mail Slot – Artesian made?

What an incredible example of the Arts & Crafts Movement of the early 1900’s! Perhaps one-of-a-kind made by an artesian since I have never seen one even similar. The shape is spectacular with the faux square nails but the colors are even more so. It has a soft blending of aged silver, gold and... click picture for more info
EMS1095 Solid Cast Iron Antique Victorian Letter Slot

Solid Cast Iron Antique Victorian Letter Slot

This letter slot was made by P & F Corbin around 1895. It features lots of curly Victorian details and is made of heavy cast iron. It still has the shiny black paint along the sides and top but it has worn away on the flap and bottom. Re-paint in the color of your choice or just give it a... click picture for more info
EMS1094 Solid Bronze Antique Victorian Mail or Letter Slot

Solid Bronze Antique Victorian Mail or Letter Slot

This letter slot was made by Sargent & Co. around 1880. It features lots of curly Victorian details and is made of heavy cast bronze (not pressed or plated). It has a lovely caramel patina but you could polish it to a brilliant shine if you wish. This piece is in great condition but does have a... click picture for more info
EMS1093 Solid Cast Iron Fleur de Lis Antique Letter Slot

Solid Cast Iron Fleur de Lis Antique Letter Slot

Made in the late 1800’s this mail slot reminds me of a Victorian garden! The top and sides brings to mind ornate Fleur de Lis iron fencing and along the bottom edge swirling leaves. Be sure to enlarge the photo to see the fabulous metal art work. Made of thick cast iron with a medium grey patina.... click picture for more info
EMS1092 Elegant Antique Cast Bronze Letter Slot – “Beaumont”

Elegant Antique Cast Bronze Letter Slot – “Beaumont”

This elegant mail slot was made around 1900 and would make an impressive addition to your front door! It is made of heavy cast bronze with a very deep relief design called “Beaumont”. It has a very dark patina which may be attributed to clear varnish that has darkened over time. You can see what... click picture for more info
EMS1089 Oval Bronze Victorian Era Letter Slot with Inside Plate

Oval Bronze Victorian Era Letter Slot with Inside Plate

This is an elegant little turn-of-the-century mail slot to go with most architectural styles. The exterior piece is made of cast bronze and the trim piece for inside the door is flat wrought bronze. The interior piece has some of the original gilding which gives it a lovely historic look. The... click picture for more info
EMS1088 Craftsman Copper Tiger Stripe Letter Slot w/ Inside Plate - NOS

Craftsman Copper Tiger Stripe Letter Slot w/ Inside Plate - NOS

Simple with just a touch of pizzazz!  This copper slot has black flashing to create what we sometimes refer to as “tiger striping”.  I have a few of these from the early 1900's that are new/old stock and have never been used. Shine them up with a lacquer clear coat or leave as they are for a more... click picture for more info
EMS1082 Antique Cast Iron Eastlake Antique Letter Slot

Antique Cast Iron Eastlake Antique Letter Slot

This antique mail slot is just overflowing with Eastlake detail! Made by Russell & Erwin around 1887 the shape and details are so very Victorian. Be sure and enlarge the photo so you can see it all. The cast iron has aged to an almost black patina. Made of thick cast iron with no breaks, bends... click picture for more info
EMS1038 Sleek Cast Brass Mid-Century Mail or Letter Slot

Sleek Cast Brass Mid-Century Mail or Letter Slot

Although I usually opt for an aged patina on old hardware, I think this mail slot would be spectacular polished to a high sheen.  All the old lacquer finish has been removed so it would be quite easy for you to do. The back of the flap (seen from inside the house) is shiny already. This slot is... click picture for more info
EMS1030 Antique “Windsor” Victorian Mail or Letter Slot - No Flap

Antique “Windsor” Victorian Mail or Letter Slot - No Flap

This cast iron mail slot has lost its flap but could still be used as an interior plate or perhaps to allow papers to be dropped through a door between rooms.  It was made around 1885 by Reading Hardware Company and the pattern is called Windsor. The plate is made of strong cast iron with no chips... click picture for more info

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