I have a padlock like this one but I have not figure out the combination, yet. Nice to see that it went for much more than I paid for mine.
This padlock had a high bid of $245.50 (Plus $3.20 Shipping).Antique French IRON 6 BARREL BRASS KEYLESS ALPHABET COMBINATION LOCK 10 DEPOSE
3 3/8" Long3 1/8" HighEach dial rolls smoothly and miraculously it is unlocked.Hoping the serious lock collector knows the trick to setting a combination. - eBay (26 Feb 2012)