hello it is not gold, it is brass.
you are right, this keys are from india,
they are used until 20th century,
they are not really old
These came from a small area in India. I have had them for ever. I was going to give one to a friend that just started collecting. So I started to clean one up and saw the gold on them... Can anyone...
Would this happen to be the same company as the United States Safe Company? Perhaps a changed name at a later date?
I have a S&G 6650 with a dial with their company name on it and was googling...
One of my wholesaler distributors gets $1.06 ea. but requires a $25.00 minimum!
Sorry, missed it.
The interlocking levers padlock is certainly something a bit different with its unusual key bits, although as to the interlocking levers, how they operate inside and any benefits of them seems...
I have found this latch near Kiev in Ukraine. Does anybody have information about the padlock?
It looks like 2 different timelocks were used on that door which would explain the rods that extent that far. The one that doesn't go anywhere may have been for a bolt detent (holdback) feature.