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Rim Lock

Description

Brass box lock set. Brass box with iron works. Surface mounted; back cover plate for key area only. Knob-operated bevel bolt, and key-operated deadbolt, each from both sides. Lever-operated deadbolt operated from inside only. Knob set: pivoting D-type handles (brass) with one brass escutcheon on round spindle. Shank is squared where it passes through lock works. Oval keyhole cover, with three nails (all brass). Rectangular box type, strike included. Also one iron screw with round brass head, was one of five for attaching lock and strike.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1737
Associated Building
Original To Oliver Wendell Holmes House.
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
3.375 x 0.875 x 5.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.288A-D
GUSN
33220

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