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    Default Bank of England gold vaults

    Only a couple of minutes and mostly gold facts and trivia but views of doors at the beginning and some still shots towards the end;
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and...ide-the-vaults

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    I saw that, Tann doors maybe ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldlock View Post
    I saw that, Tann doors maybe ?

    I would imagine that the Bank spread their requirements between Chubb, Tann, and Hobbs Hart.

    I trust this attachment from the Hobbs Hart Catalogue of 1871 will enlarge.

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    Can add Chatwood to the list, recall footage of a vault which iirc was used for damaged and fake notes -massive 1940s-ish chatwood with key locks with detachable bits on two foot long stems.
    that’s interesting about Hobbs hart, to be honest I’d always assumed they stopped somewhere around the branch bank grades as hadn’t before seen or heard association of them with any massive top end treasury doors like these.

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    Quote Originally Posted by safeman View Post
    I would imagine that the Bank spread their requirements between Chubb, Tann, and Hobbs Hart.

    I trust this attachment from the Hobbs Hart Catalogue of 1871 will enlarge.

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    I think they are all long since gone as there are several locks in private hands off those doors that were made to a special pattern solely for the bank of england.

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