Dress your door in modern style with our Melrose thumb latch entrance set. This Mid-Century meets Art Deco design is offered with 6 popular finishes and 6 interior knob or lever options! Choose from streamlined levers and decorative knobs made of glittering lead crystal or solid brass - so many ways to express your unique style! These vintage-style doorsets are enhanced with high-tech mechanics, resulting in silky smooth, trouble-free operation unlike anything you've ever experienced. Created expressly for modern, pre-drilled doors, installation is quick and easy for professionals or home owners alike. Made of forged solid brass this entry doorset will last for years to come.
Door set dimensions: Exterior handle is 8 7/8" H x 1 1/8" W and projects 2 5/8". Exterior handle backplate is 18 1/2" x 3". Interior backplate is 10" H x 2 11/16" W.
Latch dimensions: Backset is 2 3/8" or 2 3/4" - specify when ordering. Latch case: 1" diameter. Latch face plate: 2 1/4" H x 1" W.
Deadbolt specs: Decorative face plates are 2 3/4" H x 1 1/8" W". The deadbolt has a pick-resistant Schlage C keyway and a 1" throw. Multiple sets on one order will be keyed differently unless otherwise requested. To key alike or to match a specific key number, please call to place your order. A double keyed cylinder is available upon request.
This set will fit doors from 1 3/4" - 2 1/8" in thickness, with a 5 1/2" center to center boring for the latch and deadbolt. Extended version can be ordered for doors up to 3" in thickness, call for details. Other options, including dummy sets, split finishes, and additional knob and interior plate styles, are available by special order. Please call to order.
Thumblatch: Usually refers to an entry door set which has a lever above the handle, which when depressed by the thumb, unlatches the door. Learn about hardware >
Door Set Functions
Latch and lock - The door is opened by thumb latch on the exterior and by knob on the interior. On the deadbolt, there is a keyed lock cylinder for use on the outside of the door while a thumb turn is used to lock the door on the interior.
1 Grip handle and lock cylinder with matching backplate
1 Attached knob and rosette with matching thumbturn