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    Half Mortise Jewelry Box Locks

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    • How Sold: Each
    • Style: Transitional
    • Usually Ships In: 1-3 business days
    • Material: Brass & Steel
    • Finish: Natural
    • Includes: 1 Key & Mounting Screws

    Half Mortise Box Locks

    Lock Size

    • Backset-Distance To Pin: 7/16", 11 mm
    • Overall:1-3/4" x 11/16"
    • Selvedge: 3/16" x 1-3/4"
    • Key size: 1-1/4" Overall Length, Barrel: 3/16" x 11/16", Key-bit Height: 3/16"
    • Use with wood thicknesses of less than 11/16"
    • Insert Escutcheon: #0241 can be used with this lock
    Additional Jewelry Box Locks

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

    Half Mortise Box Lock Measurement Diagram

    Jewelry Box Locks are a half mortise type. This style is used on many new and antique jewelry boxes. The small scale of this particular lock is choice for little boxes, game chests and silver cases.

    These beautifully crafted half-mortise locks are hardworking. They are brass with a stee box and brass strike. The German-mechanism is secured with key. When installing, lock fits into a partial cut out in box interior.  Attach strike to underside of lift lid. When closing lid, center-post of strike drops down into top of lock, securing box. Made in Germany

    The backset measurement is necessary if selecting a replacement lock:
    • If you have original lock: measure distance between top edge of lock to lock pin in center of keyhole. This measurement is known as the backset. 
    • If original lock is not available, determine backset by measuring: distance from center of keyhole (where lock pin will be) to top edge of box. 
    • The replacement lock's backset measurement must match location of keyhole in furniture. 

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

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 8 reviews
    Paul Karpinski

    Nice professional people to work with to complete my order
    Thank you very much

    Dick Frazier
    Small box locks

    These brass half mortise locks are of high quality, easy to install and have the “antique”look I was going for. Not brass plated! I will buy from Paxton again.

    Easy to install. Seems sturdy.

    The lock was comparable quality to the antique one I removed. I was shipped quickly and include all parts and hardware.

    Juha Kaitanen
    Half Mortise Jewelry Box Locks

    Thank you for very beautful, small lock with key. It was very easy to shop with you.

    James Mertson
    Decent product

    Half mortise lock was of decent quality, good price and great service by Paxton Hardware. Shipping was quick, this lock came with two keys and the screws fit properly — unlike other sellers which send one key, slow order processing and lousy support.

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