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    Antique Drawer Lock - Backset 1

    For size and product information scroll down page.
    • How Sold: Each
    • Style: Transitional
    • Usually Ships In: 1-3 business days
    • Material: Brass & Steel
    • Finish: Natural
    • Includes: 2 Keys & Mounting Screws

    Half Mortise Lock

    Half Mortise Lock Diagram
    • Backset- Distance To Pin: 1" (26 mm)
    • Overall: 2-3/4" Wide x 1-7/8" High (70 mm x 48 mm)
    • Selvedge: 2-3/4" x 9/16"
    • Bolt Projection: 1/4"
    • Key Size: Barrel: 3/16" x 1-3/4", 2-1/4" Overall Length, Key-bit Height: 7/16"

    We recommend reading: Selecting and replacing half mortise locks.

    Many lock sizes were made years ago. Few sizes are now made. Replacing old locks often requires cabinet work.

    More Half Mortise Drawer Lock Sizes:
    Keyhole Covers

    Antique Drawer Locks are authentic reproductions of vintage style locks. This design is known as half mortise. They are for many types of furniture including drawers, desk and doors hinged right. Cannot be used on doors hinged left due to placement of keyhole.

    These half mortise locks are made in England. They are a nice quality  with a heavy extruded brass plate and steel box. Locking mechanism is a secure lever. 

    Strikes are unnecessary for cabinet drawer locks and not included. Orders with multiples of the same lock are shipped keyed alike. Choose size according to backset measurement.  

    Additional lock sizes:

      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.

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 6 reviews
      John Pedersen
      Half mortise lock

      The lock is by far superior to the one I replaced that was 150 years old. A little larger than original but all spelled out correctly in the description!
      Well worth the cost. Thanks for having this.

      Eric Norden
      cabinet door lock

      I was not able to find the proper size half mortise lock for a repair job and stumbled upon Paxton.
      They had a larger selection of door locks to chose from than other companies.
      I called and ordered and was treated politely. The lock arrived promptly and of high quality.
      I needed to modify the opening on the door but I did not expect a modern lock to work
      perfectly on a door from 1880. Otherwise it was ideal.
      I am pleased with with my purchase and with Paxton.

      John Coffey
      Best selection in US

      I was glad Paxton had a lock with the backset I needed. I will have very little adjustment to fit this lock to the drawers to an Empire desk. Thanks!!

      Robert Seyfried
      Lock for 1827 English Drop Front Desk

      Your Polly helped me select the proper fitting lock for my beautiful 1827 English fall front desk. A little carpentry on my part and the lock fits and operates perfectly, thanks to Polly.

      Rhett Brans
      Great Product

      The locks fitted well and the staff were very helpful

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