Antique Furniture Locks are reproductions used on period and country furniture of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Quality resembles historic originals. Locks are made with a secure lever locking mechanism, steel box and brass plate.
Strikes were rarely used with this type half mortise lock as wood was notched to accept bolt. However if preferred a generic strike (#4521) is available separately. Made In England
Select door locks by side door is hinged on. When using on drawers please note that keyholes are off-center. Lock should be positioned to account for off center keyhole.
Replacing Half Mortise Locks
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:
Lock Keyhole Location: distance between selvedge-edge - where bolt shoots through, to lock pin. This measurement is known as the backset.
Furniture Keyhole Cutout Location: distance between furniture-edge to estimated location of lock pin in furniture keyhole.