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Mortise Lock

Description

Cast-iron box with iron works. Knob-operated spring-bevel bolt and key-operated deadbolt, each from both sides. Brass face plate. Glass knob set on olive-painted iron bases, cottered to square iron spindle. One painted iron escutcheon extant. Knobs have # pattern on axis.

Details

Maker
Nashua Lock Company (Maker)
Date
1830-1870
Inscriptions
Stamped: ""Nashua Lock Co.""
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
stamping (forming)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Glass
glass (material)
Iron
iron (metal)
LOCK
mortise locks
Painted
painting (coating)
Stamped
stamping (forming)
Dimensions
3.75 x 3.25 x 0.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.472
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding
GUSN
35668

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