This padlock had a high bid of $823 (Plus $7.05 Shipping).
This is an antique brass padlock with original key . It is marked on the swiveling keyhole guard S C THOMSON & CO NEWARK N.J . On the arm of the lock it is marked PATENTED AUG 23 1853 .Use the ZOOM feature on my photos to view these marks . The lock is quite large . It measures 4 1/4" high x 3 3/8" wide x 1 1/4" thick .The lock weighs 1/2 an ounce under 2 pounds .The keys measures just over 2 1/2" long . It works very well . The lock and key are very well made and in very good condition with nice wear and a great patina . A nice old example being offered with no reserve. - eBay (11 March 2011)