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Japanned Door Lock, 5/8 to-pin


  • How Sold: Each
  • Style: Transitional
  • Usually Ships In: 1-3 business days
  • Material: Steel, Brass Throw
  • Finish: Black
  • Includes: 2 Keys & Mounting Screws

Surface Locks for Cabinet Doors

Lock Size

  • Backset: 5/8" (16 mm)
  • Overall: 1-1/4" x 2-1/4" (33 mm x 56 mm)
  • Bolt Projection: 5/16"
  • Key: Barrel: 3/16" x 1-1/2", 2" Overall Length, Key-bit Height: 7/16"
  • Keyhole-covers not-included as furniture style dictates keyhole-cover design

3 sizes, see below

Finding an exact match for an old lock is not always possible, as only a limited amount of sizes are now  made.

Surface Cabinet Lock Measurement Diagram

Japanned Iron Cabinet Locksare an antique type. These reproduction locks add authentic appeal to vintage cupboard and wardrobe doors. Use on either left or right hand doors.

Easy to install, these surface mount locks attach directly to interior of doors with wood screws. No lock mortising is  required. Japanned Door Locks are made of steel. Each has a historic black japanned-iron finish. Lock-bolt is brass plated. Strikes not included as not required. Made In England.

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Replacing Surface 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.

For help measuring and selecting full mortise locks, we recommend reading: How to select, measure and install full mortise cabinet locks.

Surface Lock Measurement Diagram

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Tommy Brady
Perfect piece for project

Purchased lock for a 'secret compartment in a chest I built for my daughter. The lock was perfect for the application. It was also easy to install.

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