Would that vintage of Sovereign have the deflector plates round the locks that were fitted to the later Bankers' Treasuries?
That is true. Other than the ones for testing did they ever actually manufacture any?
Typical padlock used on gates in the SE for plantations, cemeteries, etc.
I have recently bought a Milner's Safe on Ebay which I plan to restore. A great winter project. I have searched through the forum and found quite a bit of information about the safe. The serial...
Yep the Corliss 'Planets' were incredible, they've been discussed in a few threads before, I know Doug has a couple of pics he's posted.
At that weight they have to rank as the heaviest safes ever...
Max, found this quote below in the reply to an online safe enquiry. Seems there was indeed a 30,000lb safe floating (well not exactly) around. Makes my quest for a 5 ton Tann diamond seem a tad tame...
....Or an SLS Gem- which was actually tested to TXTL60 :-)
Heavy with hyperbole, but that is still one of the best safes made by one of the greatest manufacturers. What more do you need or want?
That or a Tann Diamond are as good as it gets.