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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2017
    Country: France

    Default Key identification

    Hello everyone!

    Here is my firts post asking for a little help. I'm new on this collector's world so I'm still learning to identify my own keys. That's why I need your help for my first three:

    I don't have any kind of help of location or else. The first one was found and the other two bought at a antique market in Stuttgart. I think the second and third one (late 19th?) could have been for a desk or a cabinet and the first one (older) for a chest. Am I any close?

    Thank you very much for your help!!

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Bournemouth, UK
    Country: UK


    Hello Vainilla

    Welcome to the forum and to your new found interest in keys.

    Your are spot on with the second and third keys, they are late 20th century furniture keys in the style of earlier designs, some suppliers still make them today.

    The first key is typical of rim deadlocks and nightlatches of mainland Europe throughout the early 20th century.

    Do show us more keys as your collection grows.

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