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    Default Prototype Unit lock?

    I got this from the collection of A.J. Hoffman. He was quite the collector.

    The only things I know to date are this was made by Corbin. It was made sometime between 1920-1940 (Keyway used) and I can't find it in any document put out by Corbin or Russwin. The thing that I find neat is that the latch pivots DOWN/UP depending on handing. It isn't a pullman latch or a normal latch. It is a diamond latch. I would have loved to see the strike plate for this lock. If you by chance know anything please post.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Corbin Baby unknown 02.jpg   Corbin Baby unknown 10a.jpg   Corbin Baby unknown 14.jpg  

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