I have a Yale combination lock that has a key override.
My Reeds manual shows where to drill to find the combination
for the older Yale models but not this one.
Does anyone know where...
I'm hoping someone will know what lock series this is. I've done some internet
searches without luck.
This lock as a really cool lock. It has 6 levers and is tensioned by a 7th notch...
Chatwood SAM lock is what you have. Most usually used as control locks on keylock shutters. Nice top quality locks, sometimes they have the safe serial numbers on them and can be dated.
Thank you, that's more information than I hope for!
I have the 1.5 and 2.5 models, should be made after WWII.
My best guess is that it dates from the 18th century. Not being able to get up close to the key, and depending on a single side-view photo, it's difficult to see how it was made. I think it was...
Yale "Standard" model cast bronze lever-tumbler. 1940 catalog showed 8 sizes with list prices per dozen:
800 - 3/4"- $33.34
813 -1" - $16.67
823 -1-1/4" - $20.00
833 - 1-1/2" - $23.34 ...
I am trying to date the George Washington's Bastille Key (given by Lafayette to Washington) located at Mount Vernon, Virginia, USA. Would like to know maybe in which century(ies) it could have been...
I'm pretty sure this lock was discontinued because the cylinder was vulnerable to being pulled out with a safe deposit type puller,
the newer version on this lock has a door over the cylinder, which...