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Jul 3, 2009

Pat'd 1844 Colton's Solid Brass Lock

A very nice rare padlock from the 1800's.

Original large Colton's Padlock and Key, patented 1844. The Lock measures 4 1/2" h x 3" w and 1" thick, heavy and solid brass. The key is also solid brass and has a heart shaped opening, measuring 2 3/8" length. The lock and key actually work, padlock locks and unlocks. It is marked on front and back Colton's Patent Jan. 6, 1844. A fine historical lock and key! As always being offered at a low starting price and No Reserve! - eBay (17 June 09)

This padlock had a high bid of $1,787 (Plus $5 Shipping).

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