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Half Mortise Jewelry Box Locks

Half Mortise Box Locks

Product Info
  • Sold each
  • Includes: Brass-plated Key
  • Brass mounting screws and 1 key included
  • Material: Brass with steel box, brass strike
  • Insert Escutcheon: #0241 can be used with this lock
Lock Size

Half Mortise Jewelry Box 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-Distance To Pin: 7/16", 11 mm
  • Overall:1-3/4" x 11/16"
  • Selvedge: 3/16" x 1-3/4"
  • Key size: 1-1/4" Overall Length, Barrel: 3/16" x 11/16", Key-bit Height: 3/16"
  • Use with wood thicknesses of less than 11/16"

Jewelry Box Locks are a brass half mortise style. This style was used on many antique jewelry boxes. The small scale is also choice for little boxes, game chests and silver cases.

These beautifully crafted half-mortise locks are hardworking, made with a German-mechanism. When installing: mortise lock into box interior. Once in place, simple brass plate is all that is seen. Attach strike to underside of lift lid. Center-post of strike drops down into top of lock, when closing lid, to secure box. Made in Germany

Additional Jewelry Box Locks

Replacing Jewelry Box 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 antique furniture locks, we recommend reading: What you need to know about selecting and replacing half mortise locks.


Customer Reviews

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James Mertson
Decent product

Half mortise lock was of decent quality, good price and great service by Paxton Hardware. Shipping was quick, this lock came with two keys and the screws fit properly — unlike other sellers which send one key, slow order processing and lousy support.

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Danny Rigby
Good Half Mortis lock

Just what is needed for small boxes. Wish it came with Escusion

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Michele Snellgrose
Odd lock

this company was the only one that had the lock we needed to restore a antique cabinet

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David Thissell
Paxton Locks

Gave it a 4 star because price is a little high but quality and delivery were right on target.Good quality small lock for mortise application.

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