Steel Extension Casket Handle, EAR, Crown Royale
This decorative casket handle is composed of a Crown Royale lug is with two swing arms, bar and tips. Also known as a steel extension handle or an EAR. Typically use 8 per casket with 3 on each long side and 1 on each short side.
Width: 9 in.
Height: 3 in.
Steel: 0.050 inches (1/20 inch) - 18 ga.
Sterling Part No: E703
These parts are ready for your unique and creative finishing coat. While we offer swing arm parts in a small variety of polished and antique finishes, there are countless methods to finish these steel parts to achieve the unique style you want. Learn more by reading our article on how to finish raw steel.
We've partnered with General Machinery & Mfg. Co. of Chicago to revive these unique vintage parts--some of which have not been produced since the 1940s. Learn more about these vintage parts by reading about our suppliers.
This particular configuration was made from steel stamped in Chicago and then plated or painted by Sterling Casket Hardware in Virginia.
The first thing you will notice when you receive these parts is that the steel is higher quality and heavier gage than many similar brackets made by others.
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