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  1. #1
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    Country: United States

    Default help identifying a lock

    Hi all, found this lock in an old house and have NO idea what it could be. I know you detectives can tell me just what it is and how old it may be. Thanks!
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  2. #2
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    the tiles that the lock is on are 12 inches and there is no mark of any kind on the lock or the key

  3. #3
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    Hello HudsonHawk, they are generally called Gate Locks your side of the pond and Bar Padlocks over here. Yours looks a nice one.
    Here's a couple of links to other examples posted

    https://www.antique-locks.com/showth...lp-for-a-newby

    https://www.antique-locks.com/showth...highlight=Gate
    Huw

  4. #4
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    Default Thanks! Huw

    I knew someone would know what it was. And thanks for the links too

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