Early American scenic rim lock in cast iron, accompanied
by early mineral swirl door knobs. One of a series of locks manufactured
by Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co., patented Aug. 10, 1858 (signed and dated on back - shown
in photo). The Pioneer Lock depicts a frontiersman in a wood with his rifle
and his dog at his heels. The lock body measures 4 1/2" x 3 5/4"
without the keeper and is non-reversible, right hand only. Back set is 2
5/8" - spacing is 2 3/4. The original keeper measures additional 1" wide and shows a grouping of weapons and equipment for hunting in high relief. Restored and
complete with original knobs 2 1/4" in
diameter., and original cast iron rosette and key escutcheon for the exterior. with one key. In excellent restored condition. A rare piece of recognized Americana hardware. Mount screws included.