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Rim Lock

Description

Brass box lock with iron works; surface- mounted. Back cover plate is iron, as is key. Key-operated deadbolt from one side only. Lever-operated deadbolt (brass lever) from opposite side. Also knob-operated spring-bevel bolt, operated from both sides. Strike is brass with blind fastening, built up over iron shell. Two blunt-end countersunk wood screws included.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1739
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
LOCK, DOOR
rim locks
Dimensions
1.125 x 4.625 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.183A-C
GUSN
29827

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