Surface 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.
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.
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 full mortise locks, we recommend reading: How to select, measure and install full mortise cabinet locks.
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.