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Rim Lock

Description

Brass box lock; wrought; surface-mount. Brass box strike with blind fastening and iron key (marked "VII"). Double thickness cover plates, all sides. Iron works. Six countersunk mounting screws included (2 @ 2" and 4 @ 1 1/4"). Also two miscellaneous 5/8" brass countersunk screws. No screws appear original. Deadbolt 7/8 x 5/8 x 1" key-operated from both sides. Bevel-latch bolt is knob-spindle-operated from both sides, and auxiliary latching bolt is slide-lever-operated from inside. Key-pattern flange is mssing, allowing use of any key.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1761
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
7.5 x 4.5 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.471
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding
GUSN
35667

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