Door Chime History - Other Brands

Below is list of chime makers that I have found, with whatever scant info I have.

Located in Alhambra CA, Greater LosAngeles

American Art Metal Works
San Francisco, CA

Carlton Corporation
Manchester, Connecticut
Product label reads: Carltone Door Chimes & Signals

Deagan Chimes
Chicago, Illinois
Venerable maker of all sorts of percussion bell insturuments from xylophones and marimbas to grand tower chimes. Dabled in doorbells which are extermely rare.

Dura Steel Products Co.
2421 E Eighth Street
Los Angeles, CA

Faraday / Stanley & Patterson
Faraday was a well known maker of alarm bells and dabbled in musical chimes.
It seems that Stanley & Patterson marketed a broad catalog of electical items and added their mark to many products including Faraday products.

Harmony House
Sears house brand for various OEM chimes, often Rittenhouse

Harmony Manufacturing Company
730 North Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles

Ironcore Transformers Pty, LTD.
Higson Lane
Melbourne, Australia
Maker of doorbells under the brandname Fiesta


Mell-O-Chime & Signal Corp
119 S Jefferson Street
Chicago 6 Illinois

Mello-Chime & Signal
New York, New York

Metro-Chime & Signal Co., Inc.
New York, N.Y

Presto Electric Company
Union City, NJ

Pryne & Company, Inc
Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York
Chimes made under the Pryanco brand. Better known as a supplier of exhaust fans. Absorbed by Rittenhouse in 1957

Schwarze Electric Company
Adrian, Michigan
Known as a supplier of automotive accessories, especially electric horns and wipers. References found from the 1920's thru WW2 era.

Possibly a sub brand or perhaps a licensee of Rittenhouse for low cost chimes


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