Rim Lock

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1739

GUSN

GUSN-29827

Description

Brass box lock with iron works; surface- mounted. Back cover plate is iron, as is key. Key-operated deadbolt from one side only. Lever-operated deadbolt (brass lever) from opposite side. Also knob-operated spring-bevel bolt, operated from both sides. Strike is brass with blind fastening, built up over iron shell. Two blunt-end countersunk wood screws included.

Details

Descriptive Terms

rim locks
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Iron
Brass
LOCK, DOOR

Additional Identification Number

1923.183

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

1.125 x 4.625 (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1923.183A-C

Places

Massachusetts (United States)