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Rim Lock

Description

Cast iron surface mount box, brass works. Bronze key? Locking operation from one side only. Key aligns five plate-tumblers through its rotation to allow passage of bolt. Exposed bolt 7/8" x 1 7/8" x 3/4". Painted black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Material
brass (alloy)
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Bronze
bronze (metal)
casting (process)
Iron
iron (metal)
LOCK, DOOR
Painted
painting (coating)
rim locks
Slip Cast
Dimensions
7.5 x 5.25 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.31AB
GUSN
46717

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