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 17th/18th Century Locks and Keys 
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Rim Locks

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3 Bolt Rim Lock

A double throw deadbolt with a single tumbler and a bridge ward providing the security. The lock also has two other bolts, a latch bolt and a sliding privacy bolt operated by a small knob.
Size: 197mm x 112mm x 25mm. C. early 18th Century.
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Brass Cased Rim Locks


One of the first observations on this style of lock is the amount of decoration that is concealed once the lock is fitted to the door, which is in direct contrast to the exterior which has its own beauty in its simplicity of design.

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