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Item # 4448

Steel Half Mortise Box Lock, 1-3/8 inch Backset

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Half Mortise Box Locks

Product Info

  • Sold each
  • Includes: Strike & mounting screws
  • Material: Steel
  • 2 Decorative Brass Plated Keys
  • Keyhole-covers not-included as furniture style dictates keyhole-cover design
  • Insert Escutcheons: #0242 (this just fits), #0237 or #0253 can be used with this lock

  • Lock Size
    Measurement diagram below
  • Backset- Distance To Pin: 1-3/8", 35 mm
  • Overall: 3-1/8" W 2-1/16" H
  • Selvedge: 9/16" x 3-1/8"
  • Key size: Barrel:1/4" D x 1-5/8", 2-11/16" Overall Length, Key-bit Height: 9/16"

  • Steel Box Locks, with German made locking mechanism, is a half mortise design, for chests and boxes with lift lids. Lock is mortised into interior of box front and strike attaches underneath lid. When closed, strike drops down into lock. Made In Germany


    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.

  • For help measuring and selecting antique furniture locks, we recommend reading: What you need to know about selecting and replacing half mortise locks.

    Half Mortise Box Lock Measurement Information

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review

    The lock mechanism is good quality and matched the old damaged antique lock almost perfectly.

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