Padlock

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1840-1900

GUSN

GUSN-23217

Description

Metal padlocks of varying sizes and shapes. Most are round or heart-shaped and have concealable front key holes. Some inscribed by maker, some not. Five plastic bags w/ skeleton keys. Stored in a cardboard box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

padlocks
metal
Unidentified Metal
PADLOCK

Inscription

Some inscriptions on locks: ""SAMSON/ EIGHT LEVER"" ""M.W. & C."" ""MASTER LOCK CO./ MILWAUKEE/ MADE IN U.S.A./ 55"" ""RITOHIW & SON/ NEWARK, N.J./ PATENT""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Samson (Maker)
M. W. & C. (Maker)
Master Lock Co. (Maker)
Ritohiw & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Milwaukee; Newark, NJ, USA

Object Type

Regulative & Protective T&E

Dimensions

5.25 x 12.625 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2958

Places

New Jersey (United States)