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Forum: Pre Industrial Revolution Locks

The lockmaking scene changed late in the 18th century when the Industrial Revolution got under way and locking principles started to be explored. This forum therefore is for the many and varied interesting locks before 1778 where the fixed ward or spring barbs were the means of security.

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  1. where is this from?

    Started by ptross, 20-09-13 04:50 AM
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    17-08-18, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  2. Info needed!

    Started by Hillbillybrown, 29-03-18 10:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,451
    30-03-18, 12:07 AM Go to last post
  3. Dating advice needed

    Started by Tim MD, 07-02-18 08:47 AM
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    07-02-18, 08:47 AM Go to last post
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    26-01-18, 02:42 PM Go to last post
  4. Help needed please

    Started by Warren63, 16-11-17 07:28 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    16-11-17, 08:49 PM Go to last post
  5. Old lock to ID, please.

    Started by kristiaan, 15-09-17 03:11 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    16-09-17, 11:51 AM Go to last post
  6. Probable 17th English Century Box Lock

    Started by Bassoonbloke, 18-09-13 04:22 PM
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    11-03-17, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  7. 340-year-old smart lock w/ video

    Started by Gantry, 10-03-17 01:47 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,673
    11-03-17, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  8. C18th brass rimlock

    Started by daveham, 02-03-17 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,065
    02-03-17, 08:28 AM Go to last post
  9. Banbury Stock Lock

    Started by hd54kh, 20-05-16 04:14 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    15-01-17, 07:26 PM Go to last post
  10. Old lock set

    Started by robverner, 05-12-16 04:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-12-16, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  11. Dating tips? (For old locks)

    Started by NigelKTolley, 10-01-14 02:53 PM
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    02-11-16, 12:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
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    04-05-16, 06:32 PM Go to last post
  12. Banbury Lock Any Idea Of Age

    Started by crafties, 24-11-11 04:04 PM
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    19-10-15, 08:03 PM Go to last post
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  13. Unusual Collectable

    Started by Doug MacQueen, 05-05-15 11:55 AM
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    05-05-15, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  14. How do French latch keys work?

    Started by MDoodle, 24-11-14 01:24 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    24-11-14, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  15. 1500's Venetian Key Replica

    Started by Doug MacQueen, 07-07-14 11:58 PM
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    08-07-14, 09:05 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 12,750
    14-06-14, 08:12 PM Go to last post
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    12-02-14, 07:17 PM Go to last post

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