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bell pull

A device once used to summon servants in an elegant home; in each room, the bell pull consisted of a small handle connected to a wire that was mechanically connected to a bell in the servants’ quarters. Thus, a pull on the handle rang a bell in the servants’ quarters; each bell pull produced a sound of different pitch, identifying the room calling for service.
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But even if you know there's no servants waiting downstairs to answer your call, Victorian-style bell pulls still make a lovely finishing touch for the home.
Its original features include Victorian cast-iron fireplaces with marble and slate surrounds, bell pulls and sash windows with working shutters.
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