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Japanned Door Lock, 5/8 to-pin

Surface Locks

Product Info
  • Sold each
  • Material: Steel, brass plated bolt
  • Finish: Matte Black
  • Supplied with two malleable iron, nickel plated keys
  • Includes brass wood screws for mounting.
  • Keyhole-covers not-included as furniture style dictates keyhole-cover design
  • Insert Escutcheons: #0242, #0237 or #0253  can be used with this lock
Lock Size

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.

  • 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"

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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