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Reading Hardware Co. cast iron rim lock
Reading Hardware Co. cast iron rim lock

Circa 1885 Reading Hardware Cast Iron Reversible Rim Lock, Compelte 245-542

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Part Number: 245-542
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Cast iron vertical rim lock, Circa 1885, reversible, restored, and complete.  Marked with the Reading Hardware Co. ribbon logo on the left hand side showing when mounted.  The right hand side has no markings.  Shows interesting linear decoration on edge of lock near the face and also the keeper.  In excellent condition measuring 4" high x 3 1/4" across the body.  The keeper is additional 7/8" across.  Lock is complete with original cast iron key escutcheon, rosette, white porcelain door knobs, and one key.  These particular door knobs are great if you like the unusual and unique.  The knob on the lock side has darkened for some reason to a caramel color while the knob on the off-side aged to a lighter ivory. Both knobs show very small fine age crackling which is attractive.  Night latch at the top of the lock allows the knobs to be locked for privacy without using the keyed dead bolt.  .  Back set is 2  1/4" - spacing is 2  1/4".  Restored to black finish, working very well, and ready to use.   Buyer may request the lock be set up for either hand door before shipping with a Comment in the order.


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