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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2016
    Posts
    73
    Country: Canada

    Default UNION ptpk padlock

    I recently acquired an old Made in England UNION ptpk padlock with a key.
    The lock was quite rusted, the insides were a bit gungy and the spring was broken but they did work.
    I disassembled the lock and cleaned the body with a vinegar solution and then applied a coating of gun oil. I cleaned the pins and springs and replaced the broken shackle spring using a spring from an old Yale ptpk padlock.
    The key pins were a bit worn and measured .120" diameter and the driver pins measured .113" diameter, I used the original pins in the reassembled lock.
    The key is original to the lock and looks like a flat key but has a "T" shape at the bottom and looks identical to a key I have that is marked "G. W. Todd" probably for an old check writer.
    I've attached some photos and a picture that I got at antique-padlocks.com.
    I hope that someone finds this interesting and or useful.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails UNION ptpk padlock1.JPG   UNION ptpk padlock2.JPG   UNION ptpk padlock3.JPG   UNION ptpk padlock4.JPG   UNION ptpk padlock5.JPG  

    Union PTPK padlock.jpg  

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
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    581
    Country: United States

    Default UNION ptpk padlock

    Nice finding that padlock. I has see the post but one saw that padlock one time while ago....Timothy....

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