Thanks for the link.
I am a lock and key collector of over 35 years. I wanted the lock for I have other interesting alarm locks/city locks in my collection.
Thank you so much Timothy for this wonderful information.:(handshake): :(y):
This photo is form ebay in Oct 24 ,2014 （cotterill wilsons）.
Looking for the lock that goes with this key
No it's a very nice mint example of a cotterill wilsons patent (where is it ?)
Your first lock is not a replica either, the quality is way to good plus I've seen those made by Cotterill too with...
Is this a replica lock?
If you search antique-locks for "Schwab" (upper-right corner) there are 8 other threads on Schwab safes, some have useful images (I hope). For example:
In this case the lock has a small round...
I love the way that criminals imagine knocking the hinges off a safe will get them in. Hammer off the combination dial, the escutcheon and the handle and they are sure to get in!
I saw an old...