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A Brief History Of The Door Handle

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Before the invention of the door handle, people used locks to keep doors shut. Only the wealthy could afford this and the poor masses used a latch-string. Today the fundamental design of handles and knobs hasn't changed that much. From basic pulls to more sophisticated 5-lever locks; modern chrome to traditional deisgns, a door handle today is more than simple functionality.

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