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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: 664
    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: 434
    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: 2,972
    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: 1,086
    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: 1,982
    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: 11,004
    19-10-15, 08:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,637
    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: 2,582
    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: 8,798
    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: 10,622
    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: 14,238
    08-07-14, 09:05 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 10,013
    14-06-14, 08:12 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,307
    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: 9,564
    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: 6,051
    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: 6,493
    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: 4,758
    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: 3,309
    22-01-12, 01:08 AM Go to last post

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