your first key hast a typical french bit, 18th
your second key comes from united kingdom, 18th
At one time I had a latch with nozzle, and still have both types of key.
Yale used the term 'Junior' for its non-pin tumbler locks - mainly warded.
Pre-1931 Yale locks in UK were made by H&T...
My compliments on supplying such clear photos, with a scale.
I suggest this is a spare wheel lock, French (or possibly German?), first half of 20C up to c. early 1930's.
Try it on a vintage/veteran car forum.
The roads were still littered with horseshoe...
Will try again to attach the Masonic Temple key image. For some reason, it's not showing up as an attached thumbnail, at least on what I'm now viewing. Apology if a duplicate.
Thanks! I guess I would have to visit Mount Vernon again to get a closer viewing; not sure I could get a better photo, given possible restrictions. I'm attaching an image of the...
Thanks Oldlock. I see macslocks 07 posted pictures in 2009 so I won't bother with that. There are several number sets stamped into the case. 170985, 7.5. 58, 13 8 51, and a small OS 12. An...
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...