Half Mortise Locks are reproduced in a limited amount of sizes. Thus, exactly matching old locks is not always possible. Our entire lock collection is displayed on this site.
Antique Furniture Locks are a useful compact size. This traditional half mortise design has been used on furniture for several centuries. These quality locks are made in England. Each has 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.
Left and right hand style of same lock size are keyed alike. Select door-locks according to side door is hinged on. Keyholes are off-center requiring lock to be positioned accordingly when used on drawers.
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:
For help measuring and selecting antique furniture locks, we recommend reading: What you need to know about selecting and replacing half mortise locks.
Replaced lock on an old English tall clock
Great fit and function. Used this to replace an antique secure lever lock.
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The lock was excellent quality, and fit perfectly. This was the only place I could find it. The dimensions listed on the website were spot on. Fixed the broken lock on my 200 year old butler chest!
Great fit to replace an existing lock, and this is the only place i could find it, thank you paxton!!