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  1. #1
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    Country: United States

    Default Help to determine type of lock please

    Hello all
    I Dive and Metal detect around the Boston MA area and islands.
    I recently found a lock and would like to know information about it

    what type of bag was it for ?
    what would have been in this bag / chest ?
    what year , type , era and all historical information about it

    Thank you in advance for all the help.
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  2. #2
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    Country: Wales

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    Hello Izmiz, it looks like a steamer trunk lock to me- missing the hingeplate that it pivots on. If you do a Google search you'll see countless possibilities to compare it with.

  3. #3
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    Tonawanda, NY, USA
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    Quote Originally Posted by Huw Eastwood View Post
    Hello Izmiz, it looks like a steamer trunk lock to me- missing the hingeplate that it pivots on. If you do a Google search you'll see countless possibilities to compare it with.
    Click on thumbnails for images of a contemporary #G-1 reproduction trunk locks sold by Ohio Travel Bag.

    Pete Schifferli
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