These massive, heavily paneled doors are even more impressive in person. The original red paint is chipped and distressed, adding to the authentic vintage nature of this pair of salvaged exterior doors. The aged paint may easily be stripped, taking the doors back to the raw wood which will also create a powerful impression with their sheer size and heft. This rare set of extremely large doors is part of a remarkable collection currently in our inventory; see other door listings for additional options while available.
In the country side of 19th century Hungary, wealthy farmers had agricultural fields outside the villages but also had a large house in town. These houses often represented the wealth of the family. Their "house in town" would have a granary next to it as they needed to carry agricultural goods by large wagons from the countryside into the village. The doors and gates had to be very tall and wide to accomodate the large wagons, which is how this set of doors (just under 10' tall) was originally used. You will see the mail slot in the left door and vintage door handle in the right.
Old vintage doors make and impressive and unique addition to modern homes, but almost always need to be adapted by a professional contractor/installer and are therefore sold in as is, unaltered condition as we found them in Europe. Missing/broken items, cracks, separation, uneven edges, minor losses are age-related.Dimensions are given at widest points, understanding some old pieces are "uneven."