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    Jewelry Box Locks, 1/2 to pin

    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 Jewelry Box Locks

    Lock Size

    • Backset- Distance To Pin: 1/2", 13 mm
    • Overall: 1-1/2" x 3/4", 38 mm x 20 mm
    • Selvedge: 1/4" x 1-1/2"
    • Key Size: Barrel: 1/8" x 1/2", 1-1/4" Overall Length, Key-bit Height: 1/8"
    • Use on wood thicknesses of less than 1/2"
    • Insert Escutcheon: #0241 can be used with this lock
    Additional Jewelry Box Locks

    Finding an exact match for an old lock is not always possible, as only a limited amount of sizes are now  made.

    Half Mortise Box Lock Measurement Diagram

    Jewelry Box Locks are a great size for small boxes, silver chests and game cases. This lock is well made with a dependable lever mechanism.  The quality is evident. They are made in England. Key has decorative shape.

    Jewelry box locks are a half mortise type. Use on boxes with lift lids. Lock mounts into cut out indentation inside box. Strike attaches underneath surface of lid. Once installed, lock is only visible from box interiors. Strike drops down into lock when lid is closed.

    The backset measurement is necessary if selecting a replacement lock:
    • If you have original lock: measure distance between top edge of lock to lock pin in center of keyhole. This measurement is known as the backset.
    • If original lock is not available, determine backset by measuring: distance from center of keyhole (where lock pin will be) to top edge of box.
    • The replacement lock's backset measurement must match location of keyhole in furniture.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 3 reviews
    Mandy Holloway
    Quality goods

    Very satisfied with the small lock and key - so hard to find and such good quality.

    Chuck Barnett
    Good hardware, great support

    First time buying this sort of thing, so I had a bit of learning to do. The responses with help were timely and valuable! I'd buy from Paxton again!

    William Poovey
    Jewelry Case Lock and Key

    Years ago, I built several of of the jewelry cases featured in Woodsmith No. 46 (August 1986). It was a most satisfying project, so recently I decided I needed to build another. However, the original supplier referenced in the plans, no longer carried the locking hardware. But then searching the web, I found Paxton Hardware had a very similar product which filled the bill. Perfect size, great quality and competitive price, so the project is nearing completion. Thanks for a great product!

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