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Rim Lock

Description

Surface mount wrought iron box without full inside cover plate (plate over key area only). Cap-type flange covers jamb edge of door. Iron works. Key operation from both sides. Key-operated bolt, 3/4" x 1" x 5/8". Also bevel latch bolt operated by door knob spindle. Auxilliary latching bolt and lever operated from inside only (brass?). Painted gray. No knobs or strike.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1829
Possibly
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
Iron
iron (metal)
LOCK, DOOR
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly brass (alloy)
rim locks
Dimensions
8 x 5.25 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.1455
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. John E. Dudley
GUSN
33691

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