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.
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
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 antique furniture locks, we recommend reading: What you need to know about selecting and replacing half mortise locks.
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.
Just what is needed for small boxes. Wish it came with Escusion
this company was the only one that had the lock we needed to restore a antique cabinet
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.