davenutt the earliest Chubb's bear the 57 St Paul's Churchyard address. Yours has the 128 Queen Vic St address so it must be after 1877 when they moved. Like Patent says the serial number is the way...
I note the D^D marque, perhaps an early product of D&D Technologies which is located in Australia?
Maybe try another time: Sorry, the store is temporarily closed for...
The Serial number stamped on the face of the moving bolt will provide an indication of the date of manufacture.
Cannot read the number clearly from your posted photos.
Would I be correct in thinking that single skin safes would have been an early form of construction, leading to the twin wall/lined safes.
I am trying to get some idea- approx...
Ah, that explains it. I'm probably barking up the wrong tree here but the more I look at it- especially those internal pics, the construction and mech, the outside finish, the lack of any makers...
These are an interesting lock.
Quite uncommon but very nice quality for their age.
Push key with 6 sliders
It is possible to recode the lock without disassembly - with a recode kit.
A couple of nice old Chubb keys.
It amazes me the variety of sizes that came from Chubb.
All as found with some pitting but still nice items
I have no idea of the origin of these padlocks - I have at this stage presumed them to be Australian.
These are he only three I have seen and have been unable to find any information bout them or...