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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Victoria B.C.
    Country: Canada

    Default Help to open unknown chest

    Hi all, just wondering if anyone can identify the make of this box.
    We need to open it and fit a key.
    If you know what make it is can you provide a drill point or info
    on how to pick it open, # of levers, etc?
    The cover that slides over the keyhole is missing...only
    the fixed part of it is still there...shown unscrewed from it's location.
    There's a bit of gold paint coming through the brown on the door
    but no other indication of a makers name or symbol.
    I've included a few pics showing the few unique features of it.
    the dimensions are 28" going parallel with the hinges and 22" both others

    Thanks for any help you may provide.

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Country: Bulgaria


    There were boxes like that made by lots of manufacturers. I doubt if it will be possible to identify it simply from external photographs.

    The locks are relatively unsophisticated. A good locksmith should be able to pick it open for you and make a new key.

    I would feel uncomfortable discussing drilling points on a public forum.

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