Belfast Picture Frame Support Bracket

A patented reversible picture hanging system ideal for Museums; Art Galleries; Exhibition organisers; Picture frame makers; Artists; Country Houses; Collectors.
£8.00
(Note: Measurements are outside max. dimensions unless stated otherwise).

10 brackets supplied.

A patented reversible picture hanging system ideal for Museums; Art Galleries; Exhibition organisers; Picture frame makers; Artists; Country Houses; Collectors.

BRACKET:
Width 102mm. (4")
Height 25mm. (1")

RECESSED STUD: (Will require drilling with a 10mm. drill bit).
Depth of recessed stud 6mm. (1/4")
Diam of recessed stud 10mm. (3/8") 

REVERSIBLE PLATE:
Width 76mm. (3")
Height 65mm. (2 9/16")

Thickness of bracket and plate together 2.5mm. (1/8") 

* Reversible plates, especially useful when packing and transporting. Reduces the risk of damaging other works with fixed protruding raised plates. (Careful wrapping is still advisable).

* The bracket will stay in its original position on the picture frame eliminating time spent relocating plates and repairing frames. No longer necessary to drill and re-drill each time a painting is moved.

* A solid brass attractive fixture with polished and lacquered finish.

The Belfast Picture Frame Support Bracket is a revolutionary picture-hanging device consisting of three components which when fitted to a frame need never be removed. The main advantage is that the standard plate can be reversed very easily. It is a simple operation of loosening the screw using a 2.5mm. hex key; lifting the plate above the two pins and then reversing the plate. Finally, simply tighten the screw to secure the plate in position.

Note: Screws are not provided with this item since individual requirements will be different.

Note: A 2.5mm. hex key will be required when separating the plate from the bracket.


The story of the Belfast Picture Frame Support Bracket began at a meeting of the Art and Object Handlers Association in Birmingham Art Gallery. Art technicians and associated art handlers expressed concern at the damage caused to art frames by existing plates and attachments. Those present maintained that recent innovations had not improved the situation and that there was a need for something better. From that meeting the idea of a support bracket was conceived and the inventor, Billy Dickson developed the idea to its present patented status which was launched February 2003.