The work of the Pavlovsk masters. Second half of the 19th century. An excellent example of Russian locksmith art - a large barn padlock in full working order and in perfect preservation, originally from the village of Pavlovo on the Oka River, was made in the second half of the 19th century. On the bow there is a brand with the image of wings and the inscription "Matvey".
a huge and heavy antique cast iron Scandinavian padlock made in the mid-to-late 1800s by Star Lock Works. (Founded in 1836 in Philadelphia, PA, the Star Lock Works Company ceased operations in 1926 making this lock at least 96 years old.) It's hard to say definitively what this sturdy Scando was made for, but many of the larger ones were used as prison locks. Star Lock Works was founded in 1836 by Conrad Liebrich, an immigrant from Germany. After his retirement in 1869, his two partners, Louis
Padlock trick lock with 3 keys. Very rare, Probably a one of a kind! The first door opened with a trick. The second and third doors are opened with the keys. The large key in the middle lock the shackle. Dimensions: approx. 18.5x14cm
Made by E. Cotterill & Company, Birmingham, England (UK) between 1846-1914. E. Cotterill Company was formed in 1840, began producing locks in 1846, and stopped at the beginning of WWI, 1914. Lock measures 3 in. (7.62cm) X 5 in. (12.7cm) X 15/16 in. (2.4cm). Made of brass all except shackle (iron). Key is original and is steel. This is a 6-lever lock.
1,1 Kg circa , DIMENSIONI : 12x10x3,5 cm
"Powerful Tail Padlock Late 18th Century, Secret Trap, 2 Key" A formidable forged steel padlock, indestructible, almost 2.kg, thick, it is a model in the form of a coat of arms, with a swiveling shank, with a spring trap, which opens secretly to release the armored lock entrance. It has its original key. 22 x 12 x 4 c"m
A wonderful miniature brass padlock for dog collars Crab type operation With working later key Front marked: PAT'D MAR.70 Back marked with a star The patent date refers to US patent design number 100402 from March 1st 1870 Inventor: Louis Hillebrand of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The star on the reverse is a trademark of Star Lock Works Very narrow shackle entry - Just 1.7mm clearance Approximately: 15mm wide x 19.2mm tall x 3.4mm thick. Shown next to an English 1p coin for size comparison
Iron and brass padlock with rotary key, India, 19th century Dimensions: 13 x 7 x 1.5 cm
Renowned for its lock manufacturing since the sixteenth century, the Black Country town of Willenhall remains at the heart of Britain’s lock making industry. The Industrial Revolution saw the lock making business boom, and local availability of materials in the area meant Willenhall was the epicentre of it all. With over 300 lock manufacturers in the area by 1855, many families were running businesses from workshops in their backyards.
Similar to Cotterill's padlocks at this time, with the horizontally placed keyhole and Cotterill's style lift-up shackle (presses down to lock). Works well. Size: 4.3" (10.5cm) high x 2.5" (6.3cm) wide.
3 fully working vintage postal reg'd registery locks. Nice piece of Post office history. These locks were used to secure the canvas registery bags. Counters still work as well. Comes with official key that is universal to all locks. Since there is more than one bundle of these locks you may not receive the exact item shown but all are in same working condition.
Smith & Egge (Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA) Produced for the US Post Office Department, Introduced 1875, Brass, 26 Combinations: SAR (code "A") through SZR (code "Z"). Also marked "SAAR" ("AA" code). 5 lever padlock. Size: 54.6mm, 71.7mm, 12.1mm. This lock is SFR code. The symbol "SFR" stands for code "F" of the Star Route ("SR) locks. A Star Route was a route contracted out to a private carrier.
mail pouch padlock. 1899. Russel & Erwin.
manufactured by the S&E Mfg. Co.
made and sold by the Trenton Lock and Hardware Co. of Trenton, NJ during the late 1800s
Yale & Towne 1896 Lions Head Brass and Iron Lock Padlock