Antique Brass Casters are a historic stem type style. Stem requires minimal install-space, making this style ideal for furniture with thin narrow legs. They were often used on Victorian parlor chairs and small 19th century tables.
These reproduction casters are brass with a steel stem. Substantial fork and wheel are solid brass. Finish is darkened to look old. Stem-type is known as a spiral-threaded Philadelphia drive stem.
Load Capacity, caster strength and stability is directly related to correct installation. If a caster is incorrectly installed it will-not be strong or serviceable.
If furniture has missing or damaged casters: Replace all casters to insure uniform height, style and appearance.
I bought an antique book stand (1930s) with a missing roller. Paxton Hardware had the exact size and configuration I needed. The perfect brass condition was the problem because I then had to take it to the grinding wheel to give it 90 years of fake wear and tear and then spritzed it with a little dark paint. It's hard to tell which is the new wheel now. It was packed very well and came cross country in a week! I now have a new go-to for hardware.
This caster fitted the foot of the Duncan Phyfe table perfectly..