Perfect for an old home rebuild. Heavy metal and not like today's cheap thin metal. Louvered so you can restrict the proper flow of air.There is a lever on the top for opening it's louvers. Most likely made in the USA around the late 1800's. They will fit a 8" x 10" opening. The top pieces are 9 3/4" x 11 3/4". The protrude, so they should be installed on a wall or ceiling.
They have rust and pealing paint. The louvers work on the one and move easily. One has a chip out of the corner.
With a little wire brush work and paint, you can have a great set of antique grates. Let me know if you have questions.The item "2 ANTIQUE CAST IRON WALL GRATES Vent Salvage louvers reclaimed 8X10 REGISTERS" is in sale since Tuesday, March 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Hardware\Heating Grates & Vents". The seller is "retrosupplyco" and is located in Alexandria, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam, Uruguay.