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 Door Lockswere commonly used on 19th century furniture. These hard working locks are made strictly for doors. Easy to install, surface locks mount directly to interior of doors, with no mortising required. Attach with wood screws. Strikes not included as not required. Made In England.
Classic black Japanned iron finish adds authentic flair to early cupboard and wardrobe doors. Locks are steel with a black japanned-iron finish. Lock-bolt is brass plated. It exits from either side of lock, enabling locks to work both left and right hand doors. This large size lock is suitable for big cabinet doors.
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.
Lock is great, escutcheon to match key is a problem. Recommended keyhole insert "large" was over-sized. Average keyhole insert was too small. Haven't found just right.