This example is a 1897 patent dated antique grate 15.5 inches in diameter with a removable 6.25 inch insert piece. The thickest part of the grate is about 0.5 inches deep. The insert piece features a pinwheel floral design.The outer rim will also accept a star shaped insert (not included) if you have or come across one. The inner piece you will receive attaches to the inner most part of the rim and is held in place firmly by four tabs that rotate behind the outer rim. Has two screw holes to attach to a wall, floor or ceiling. It is undamaged and ready for a powder coat of paint, or to be left oiled in raw newly buffed cast iron. Spots of light oxidation may accumulate on the surface until it is coated and some have.
These will easily buff off with vinegar or wire brush. The back of the center piece has some residual white paint not visible once in place.
It has absolutely no breaks, cracks or missing pieces. The item "Vintage 1897 Cast Iron Register Vent Grate 15.5 complete, 2 part, soda blasted" is in sale since Monday, June 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural & Garden\Hardware\Heating Grates & Vents".
The seller is "allnumbedup" and is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 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.