Skip to content

Search Collections

Box Lock

Description

Surface mount wrought iron box without full inside cover plate. Cap type flange covers jamb edge of door. Iron works. Key operation from both sides. Inside cover plate over key area only. Key-operated bolt, 1 x 1 3/8 x 3/4". Also bevel-latch bolt operated by doorknob spindle. Separate auxiliary latching bolt, lever-operated from inside only. Rectangular box strike. Painted black. Possibly with five roundhed screws and one countersunk screw?

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
19th Century
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wrought
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
box locks (firearm locks)
Iron
iron (metal)
LOCK
Painted
painting (coating)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
10.25 x 6 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.108AB
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
47471

Comments