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Forum: Pre Industrial Revolution Locks

The lockmaking scene changed late in the 18th century when the Industrial Revolution got under way and locking principles started to be explored. This forum therefore is for the many and varied interesting locks before 1778 where the fixed ward or spring barbs were the means of security.

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  1. Probable 17th English Century Box Lock

    Started by Bassoonbloke, 18-09-13 04:22 PM
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    11-03-17, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  2. 340-year-old smart lock w/ video

    Started by Gantry, 10-03-17 01:47 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 661
    11-03-17, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  3. C18th brass rimlock

    Started by daveham, 02-03-17 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 433
    02-03-17, 08:28 AM Go to last post
  4. Banbury Stock Lock

    Started by hd54kh, 20-05-16 04:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,967
    15-01-17, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  5. Old lock set

    Started by robverner, 05-12-16 04:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,082
    08-12-16, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  6. Dating tips? (For old locks)

    Started by NigelKTolley, 10-01-14 02:53 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
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    02-11-16, 12:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,977
    04-05-16, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  7. Banbury Lock Any Idea Of Age

    Started by crafties, 24-11-11 04:04 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 10,988
    19-10-15, 08:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,635
    08-05-15, 04:05 AM Go to last post
  8. Unusual Collectable

    Started by Doug MacQueen, 05-05-15 11:55 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,579
    05-05-15, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  9. How do French latch keys work?

    Started by MDoodle, 24-11-14 01:24 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 8,794
    24-11-14, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  10. where is this from?

    Started by ptross, 20-09-13 04:50 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 10,609
    31-10-14, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  11. 1500's Venetian Key Replica

    Started by Doug MacQueen, 07-07-14 11:58 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 14,232
    08-07-14, 09:05 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 10,007
    14-06-14, 08:12 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,303
    12-02-14, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Spectacular Twisted Key

    Started by Doug MacQueen, 21-07-13 09:12 PM
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 9,559
    13-01-14, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  13. Ancient lock to identify - help please !

    Started by dlories, 25-04-13 10:00 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 6,045
    01-05-13, 04:40 AM Go to last post
  14. Mt. Holly, N.J. Prison Museum

    Started by Doug MacQueen, 22-06-12 01:11 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 6,483
    14-07-12, 01:06 AM Go to last post
  15. Serrature Anciens = Antique locks

    Started by Doug MacQueen, 22-01-12 02:46 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,754
    22-01-12, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  16. Serrature Antiche = Antique Locks

    Started by Doug MacQueen, 22-01-12 01:08 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,306
    22-01-12, 01:08 AM Go to last post

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