Ribbon & Reed Olive Knuckle Hinge - Standard and Heavy Weight:

Olive Knuckles are priced and sold as eaches.

Concealed Stainless Steel Bearing.

Forged Brass Arm.

Lost Wax Cast Knuckle.

Equipped with one concealed, precision machined, anti-friction bearing assembly per hinge.

Ball Bearings are machined from 300 series Stainless Steel and employ Stainless Steel balls.

All pins are precision machined from 300 series Stainless Steel.

All olive knuckle hinges are handed. Be sure to specify hand of hinge when ordering.


Hinge Body: Hinge leaf is manufactured of solid forged brass with a lost wax cast knuckle.

Ball Bearings: Each hinge is equipped with one precision machined anti-friction ball bearing assembly. The two races are machined from 300 series Stainless Steel. The balls are Stainless Steel as well. The bearing shell is machined from brass of the same alloy as the hinge body to ensure an accurate color match. The construction results in an extremely durable, long life ball bearing which is able to withstand years of hard use and corrosive environments. This bearing greatly increases both the lateral and vertical load bearing capability of the hinge and therefore increases hinge life. This bearing is fully concealed.

Finish: Hinges are individually hand chased and hand polished assuring an even finish with no unpolished areas. Von Morris Ribbon & Reed Olive Knuckle hinges are available in over 30 standard finishes. Custom and mixed finishes are available. Please refer to the Price List.

Pins: Pins are machined from 300 series Stainless Steel for high durability and resistance to rust. They are permanently installed in one half of the hinge. The exposed end is rounded to facilitate re-assembly.

Fasteners: All hinges are provided with type “A” tapping screws. These are solid brass, flat head, counter sunk, undercut phillips head screws. Screws are bagged eight per bag.

Number of Hinges: For doors up to 89 inches, use three hinges. For each additional 30 inches or fraction thereof, use one additional hinge.

Packing: Two hinges per box with screws. Each hinge is poly bagged to prevent scratching.

Handing & Specifying : These hinges are handed. Please be sure to specify hand of hinges when ordering. Olive Knuckle Hinges are priced and sold as eaches.

Von Morris is a manufacturer of extraordinary architectural hardware including specially designed suited trim, knobs, levers, rosettes, turn piece trim, collars, push plates, specialty locks, hinges, and hardware accessories. The suited trim line consists of Art Deco, Bamboo, Beaded, Ribbon and Reed, Moorestown, and Weave styles. Specialty locks for many uses include cremone bolt locks, screen door locks, deadbolts, mortise locks and pocket door locks. Hinge styles include brass full mortise, olive knuckle, paumelle and cabinet hinges. Hardware accessories include handrail brackets, bolts, and door hardware. Products are offered in thirty available finishes.

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