"Late with Chubbs" means that Mr Grove used to work for Chubbs. They wouldnt have fitted Chubb locks on their safes.
Bent steel safe means that it wasnt made of sheets of steel just rivetted...
Hi again. I have a J Grove and son plaque and on the bottom where it normally would say 'late with chubbs' it says 'bent steel safe'. I've never seen another one with this on in about 3 years of...
I checked my inner door indirect drive system today. It must be a three gear system because the tumbler shaft and the dial rotate in the same direction. It also has a 1:1 gear ratio. Hope this might...
Yes, you are correct. I don't think I can edit my original post.
I don't have any, but I think you want RN8C4L, "R" prefix denotes round key bow while "E" means Eaton bow, see thumbnail attached.
Trying to help another collector out - he is looking for Yale RN8C4L blanks. The Ilco number is Y201, which I can find, but he would really prefer OEM.
Add to the fact that no keys were every uncut from the factory and none from after market sources. So all keys will have to be made.
The one on the left is from the early 70's, the one in question on the right. Note lack of keyway letter & slightly smaller size--both in length and size of bow.