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Finding an exact match for an old lock is not always possible, as only a limited amount of sizes are now made.
Full Mortise Locks are a low profile design. Once installed only brass selvedge and keyhole are visible. The result is a smooth wood surface, surrounding the lock body. German engineering and smooth action combine producing this well-made, dependable lock. Made in Germany.
Full Mortise Locks have three keyhole positions. This unique mechanism can be used on either left doors, right doors or drawers. Keyholes are offset requiring care when positioning lock in furniture. When installing: Full Mortise Locks are fitted into a pocket, carved in drawer top or door side. Strikes not necessary and rarely used. If preferred generic strikes are available.
Keyhole location measurement is critical.Replacement lock-keyhole-location must match location of keyhole in furniture.
To measure: easiest to measure old lock, if you have it:
For help measuring and selecting full mortise locks, we recommend reading: How to select, measure and install full mortise cabinet locks.
It worked. ;)
Arrived in good time. Very well made, and looks better than the picture.
I will definitely use your site again.
Full Mortise Lock, 1/2 inch
Precisely made and works smoothly
The lock was as described and I was prepared and made the necessary modification to use it in an old secretary's desk. It would have been nice if I could have purchased a lock with the same dimensions as the old one, however this is a very satisfactory solution.