Rim Lock

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1737

GUSN

GUSN-33220

Description

Brass box lock set. Brass box with iron works. Surface mounted; back cover plate for key area only. Knob-operated bevel bolt, and key-operated deadbolt, each from both sides. Lever-operated deadbolt operated from inside only. Knob set: pivoting D-type handles (brass) with one brass escutcheon on round spindle. Shank is squared where it passes through lock works. Oval keyhole cover, with three nails (all brass). Rectangular box type, strike included. Also one iron screw with round brass head, was one of five for attaching lock and strike.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original To Oliver Wendell Holmes House,

Additional Identification Number

1930.288A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

3.375 x 0.875 x 5.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1930.288A-D

Places

Massachusetts (United States)