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Padlock

Description

Metal padlocks of varying sizes and shapes. Most are round or heart-shaped and have concealable front key holes. Some inscribed by maker, some not. Five plastic bags w/ skeleton keys. Stored in a cardboard box.

Details

Maker
Samson (Maker)
M. W. & C. (Maker)
Master Lock Co. (Maker)
Ritohiw & Son (Maker)
Date
1840-1900
Inscriptions
Some inscriptions on locks: ""SAMSON/ EIGHT LEVER"" ""M.W. & C."" ""MASTER LOCK CO./ MILWAUKEE/ MADE IN U.S.A./ 55"" ""RITOHIW & SON/ NEWARK, N.J./ PATENT""
Location of origin
Milwaukee; Newark, NJ, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
metal
Object type
Regulative & Protective T&E
Places
New Jersey (United States)
Descriptive terms
metal
PADLOCK
padlocks
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
5.25 x 12.625 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2958
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23217

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