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Restored Antique Rim (Box) Locks, page 56

Reference # 242-134

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An early American beveled molded edge non-reversible cast iron rim lock - all original, unsigned but very similar to the signed Adams rim locks patented in 1842.  This locks is LEFT hand only and not reversible.  Lock measures 4 7/8" x 3 5/8" without the keeper which is 1" additional.  Restored to a black finish and complete with original cast iron trim.  This lock has a specialized knob mount similar to the early Adams in that the lock side knob is permanently attached to the lock body - it differs in that the off-side knob when mounted is secured in place via a screw located in the outside lock edge and when tightened secures the outside knob in place (shown in photo below right).  This is a rare mount probably used for only a short time.  Backset is 2 1/2".   Knobs are original brown mineral swirl, the key escutcheon measures 1 7/8" x 1 1/8" and rosette is 2 1/4".  Complete, and ready to install - comes with slotted mounting screws.

Cast Iron 1842 Period Beveled Rim Lock, All Original
Price $ 225.00


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