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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
       3332 Atlanta Highway
 Montgomery, Alabama 36109
 800-359-7557 | 334-277-7910
Fax - 334-279-5470 | Email Us
       3332 Atlanta Highway
 Montgomery, Alabama 36109
 800-359-7557 | 334-277-7910
Fax - 334-279-5470 | Email Us

Speak Easy Door Details

 

The Womens Temperance Groups in the 1830's began the movement advocating the abstinence of alcohol. In 1869 The National Prohibition Party was formed and by then 13 states had passed prohibition laws.  In 1918 the War Time Prohibition Act was passed to save grain for the war effort.  A year later the U.S. Congress passed the Volstead Act beginning the enforcement of Prohibition.  This law turned the attention of the Mafia and many big time gangsters like Al Capone to Bootlegging.  The term "Speak Easy" arose from the bartenders asking their patrons to speak easy (in a low voice) when ordering illegel booze.  Many of these clubs and bars became known as "Speakeasy's".  These Speakeasy's often had small openings in their door that they could open to see who was outside before opening the door.  These openings were referred to as "Speak Easy Doors". 

 
                   

The Speak Easy Doors varied in size from a couple of inches to about 12 inches and opened to the inside.  Some had Glass in them and Iron Grills on the outside.  The pictures above show a Speak Easy Door closed and latched and another that has been opened.

 
             

 Arched Top                         Square Top

With our Speak Easy Doors you have the choice of having it with any one or all of the following:  Clear Glass, Leaded Glass, an Operative Door, Iron Grill


  

Speak Easy Iron Grills

 You can choose from one of the Standard Speakeasy Grills pictured below or we will Custom Design one for you.

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    Speak Easy Grill
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    Speak Easy Grill
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    Speak Easy Grill
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    Speak Easy Grill
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    Speak Easy Grill
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    Speak Easy Grill
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    Speak Easy Grill
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We will respond promptly. Since all doors are built to order we can build to your specifications.  We quote all doors individually based on your size and configuration.  We can adjust size, configuration, wood species, glass design or texture, finish, and hardware to your requirements.  We will be glad to price out exactly what you are interested in and price each component so you can easily add or delete items to see how they affect the total price.  If you can describe it and we can draw it then we can build it.
 
 

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Ordering Procedure

Our order procedure is simple, once we have priced out your unit it can be ordered by a fax, E-mail or a phone call. When you place your order we will prepare a complete order approval package with detailed shop drawings and measurements for your review and approval. We will not start building anything until you sign and return this package. We have a list of approved installers for most areas. Since all of our doors are built to your specifications we require a 50% deposit and the balance is due at the time of shipment. These payments can be made by check or credit card. All orders are shipped freight collect and the freight line will collect the actual shipping charge at the time of delivery. We will be glad to answer any questions you, your builder or decorator may have -- just give us a phone call at 1-800-359-7557. It is helpful to have your quote number or order number so we can pull up your information.