Rim Lock

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

ca. 1761

GUSN

GUSN-35667

Description

Brass box lock; wrought; surface-mount. Brass box strike with blind fastening and iron key (marked "VII"). Double thickness cover plates, all sides. Iron works. Six countersunk mounting screws included (2 @ 2" and 4 @ 1 1/4"). Also two miscellaneous 5/8" brass countersunk screws. No screws appear original. Deadbolt 7/8 x 5/8 x 1" key-operated from both sides. Bevel-latch bolt is knob-spindle-operated from both sides, and auxiliary latching bolt is slide-lever-operated from inside. Key-pattern flange is mssing, allowing use of any key.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

7.5 x 4.5 x 1 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry P. Spaulding

Accession Number

1933.471

Places

Massachusetts (United States)