Box Lock

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

19th Century

GUSN

GUSN-47471

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

Descriptive Terms

box locks (firearm locks)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wrought
Iron
Painted
Wrought
LOCK

Additional Identification Number

1967.108A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

10.25 x 6 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1967.108AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)