Rare Antique E Cotterill's Climax Detector Unpickable Powder Proof Padlock 1850s For Sale
This is a heavy brass antique padlock manufactured in the 19th Century by Edwin Cotterill of Birmingham, England. The lock comes with its originalTHREE keys.
The lockworks well and can be both locked and unlocked. The keys are a good fit with little free play and minimal free play in the hasp.
This particular example was known as the CLIMAXDETECTOR (as shown) and was warranted at the time to be both Power Proof and Unpickable.
The brass casing is marked with the maker's name, as are the keys.The padlock still has its original sliding escutcheon.
The padlock measuresabout 5" (13cm) from top of the hasp to the bottom of the casing. The lock with keys weighabout 1.2kgs.
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