Rare Large Brass Chubb Lock Detector + Keys 1820 Number 949 Post Office Or Safe


Rare Large Brass Chubb Lock Detector + Keys 1820 Number 949 Post Office Or Safe

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Rare Large Brass Chubb Lock Detector + Keys 1820 Number 949 Post Office Or Safe :
$90


RARE LARGE CHUBB DETECTOR LOCK NUMBER 949 SOLID BRASS CIRCA 1820 IN EXCELLENT WORKING ORDER.

THE FRONT PLATE IS STAMPED CHUBB LONDON WITH THE FISH LOGO.

GEORGE 1V COAT OF ARMS FOR ROYAL PATRONAGE IS ENGRAVED AND UNDERNEATH BY APPOINTMENT TO

HM THE KING.

THE LOCK ALSO HAS DETECTOR STAMPED INTO THE SOLID BRASS, THEREFORE IF ATTEMPTING TO PICK WOULD JAM.

THE LOCK COMES WITH ORIGINAL KEY ENGRAVED CHUBB IN STEEL AND A SECOND REPLACEMENT KEY.

THE KEY PLATES ARE ALSO WITH THE LOCK AGAIN ALL STAMPED CHUBB.

THE BANKS AND POST OFFICE OFFERED A £100 FOR ANYONE WHO COULD MAKE AN UNPICKABLE LOCK.

CHUBB PATENTED THE DETECTOR IN 1818 ANDWAS GIVEN ROYAL PATRONAGE. THEDETECTOR LOCK

REMAINED UNPICKED UNTIL 1853. A RECORD OF ALL OWNERS IS KEPT FOR CHUBB LOCKS AND THE BANKS AND POST

OFFICE WERE MAJOR PURCHASERS.

THE EARLIST NUMBERED LOCKHOUSED IN A MUSEUM IS 543 THIS LOCK IS 949, WHICH ISSTAMPED INSIDE THE LOCK.

THE DIMENSIONS ARE HEIGHT 5.25 INCHES INCLUDING FRONT PLATE 3 INCHES FOR THE LOCK CASEMENT , DEPTH 3.5 INCHES AND WIDTH .75 OF AN INCH

A GREAT ITEM IN FANTASTIC WORKING CONDITION FOR COLLECTORS IN THIS />On 01-Jul-13 at 18:26:19 BST, seller added the following information:

THE CHUBB DETECTOR LOCK, KEYS AND ESCHUCHEONS ARE AN EARLY EXAMPLE WITH THE NUMBER 949. AND ARE ADVERTISED ELSEWHERE


Rare Large Brass Chubb Lock Detector + Keys 1820 Number 949 Post Office Or Safe :
$90

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