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Dec 7, 2011

Smaller Brass Clarke Combination Padlock

Here is another example of a Clarke Combination padlock. To get a nice overview of their locks, click on the label 'Clarke Lock Company' below. Of course, feel free to send me information on this lock company if you happen to have any as my information is limited.

Up for auction this evening is an estate fresh Original rare Antique Brass Clarke Combination Padlock Lock. I do not have the combination but all buttuns push down and the round push pieces does push in and and pull out. It measures a tad less than 3 inches tall and 2 inches across. Sold as you see it, Enlarge the photos and zoom in for a closer look and judge for yourself the condition. Guaranteed 100% old and authentic!!! NO RESERVE!!. - eBay (16 Nov 2011)
This padlock had a high bid of $599 (Plus $7 Shipping).


Master Intrepid said...

Here is one reference to the patent,,523&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=1#v=onepage&q=135%2C523&f=false,+1876&hl=en&sa=X&ei=DNXrTrOwIM-msAKkh_WzCQ&sqi=2&ved=0CEUQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=REISSUED%20FEB%2029%2C%201876&f=false
I may know a non destructive way of finding out the combination to the lock.

Master Intrepid said...

original patent # is 135,523 and the reissue# is 6,959