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Sale Celebrates 35 Years in Adams Morgan

Donetta George rented an Adams Morgan storefront 35 years ago to display and sell her eclectic collection of salvaged lights, bathtubs, and “a basement full of doors.” Those doors, of course, had knobs. Brass knobs. The Brass Knob evolved, and … Continue reading

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Shop Our 34th Anniversary Sale

It’s hard to believe that we started selling vintage hardware and architectural antiques as President Ronald Reagan’s first year in office drew to a close, but it’s true: The Brass Knob has been sourcing classic lighting, mantels, stained glass and—yes—brass … Continue reading

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Shop With Us on Small Biz Saturday

  It’s that time of year again—to kick off the Christmas shopping season by exploring all your neighborhood has to offer in its small, independent shops. We and the Adams Morgan community in DC are going all in with discounts, … Continue reading

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Brass Knob Now on Attic-DC

DC is a fantastic market for antique and vintage lovers—there are dozens of dealers scattered around the region, many with a certain focus, so there’s no end to the unique finds you can score without traveling too far. The only trick … Continue reading

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Our Annual Summer Sale: July 10-26, 2015

It’s that time of year again—our Summer Celebration Sale! Everything in the shop is discounted anywhere from 10 to 30 percent, and some items are marked down up to 40 percent. Mention this blog post, or our sale email, and get an … Continue reading

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Ideas for Garden Ornaments—and a Sale!

With so many kitschy garden ornaments on the market (gnomes or pink flamingos, anyone?), it’s hard to remember a time when hand-crafted urns, pedestals and statuary were highly revered. Entire books have been written on the art of garden ornament, … Continue reading

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33rd Anniversary Sale at The Brass Knob

We can’t believe it’s been 33 years! Come help us celebrate during a sale that starts on Friday , Feb. 13 and lasts until March 1. Come browse our huge collection of architectural antiques and other curiosities that fill our … Continue reading

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The Brass Knob’s in a Top Ten Neighborhood

It’s not like we didn’t already know it, having been nestled in our gorgeous purple row house on Adams Morgan’s main drag for so many years. But it’s nice to know that the rest of America knows it too: Adams … Continue reading

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Check Out Our New Revised Website

As of early January, The Brass Knob has a new website. The new site is very similar to our previous one, because our customers have always been complimentary of the look and function of  it. However, there are some very … Continue reading

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Don’t let that scaffolding scare you off–we’re just repointing

From time to time, old buildings need some attention to their exteriors to shed the effects of the weather. Old brick and masonry structures need to constantly shed that old enemy, water penetration. In the case of our century-plus old … Continue reading

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