Welcome to our world of Locks and Locksmiths (click logo or scroll down to view all):-

Or are you looking for modern, or recent past,
Keys, Locks or Safes.
keys, locks & safes
Industrial Archaeology of Locks History of Locks Museum
Please support the HoL Museum Shop where you can.
Researching locks from antiquity to the recent past.Maintaining a reference collection & archive.
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    Country: United States

    Default Does anybody know what this key is

    I found this key at an estate sale
    ithe top part is silver plated over brass
    i have not seen anything like it before any information is most appreciated

    thanks Duane
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails IMG_1123.jpg   IMG_1125.JPG   IMG_1124.JPG  

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Country: Great Britain


    Not sure, but perhaps the key bow (bit you hold) is not original and has been repaired at some time, the key bit reminds me of Kromer, but I am only guessing.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Country: Wales


    99% sure that'll be a Tabernacle Safe key.
    Perhaps the double bitted versions on your side of the pond were from Italy or elsewhere in Europe, i really don't know.
    It's strange, as even the most stunning ornate examples I worked on over here only had single bit keys with pretty basic block safe locks.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts