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How do you shop for vintage hardware?

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Online vintage hardware websites and auction or bidding websites are good options for finding vintage hardware. These sites provide easy and convenient ways to shop for hardware at any time of the day or night.

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For bidding sites, choose a reputable auction site such as LiveAuctioneers. Instead of being a generalized auction site, LiveAuctioneers specializes in vintage and antique items. It provides many types of items for the whole, including an entire section of vintage hardware. Other home items include vases, flatware, candle holders, clocks and lighting. Items at LiveAuctioneers are from Asia, Europe, America, the Middle East, Egypt and Africa.

Rejuvenation is a retail website that sells restored vintage items. It has a restored hardware section with items like hooks, cabinet and door hardware, window hardware and porch hardware. This includes hinges, cupboard latches, door handles and bin pulls. Styles offered include Victorian, classic, colonial revival, mid-century modern, industrial and art deco.

The House of Antique Hardware is similar to Rejuvenation, except it only carries hardware. It has a large selection of hardware for windows, doors, cabinets, furniture, lighting and plumbing. It also provides a method of shopping based on the time period or style, such as romantic or colonial.

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