Lift Lid Box Locks are an excellent choice for small chests or boxes. Locks are solid brass with accurate construction. Made in England.
When installing: half mortise lock is mortised flush with wood on box interior. Strike attaches underneath surface of lid. Once installed lock plate shows on interior. Keyhole is all that is seen of exterior of box. When closing lid, strike drops down into lock. Lock mechanism is engaged with key. Backset measurement is 3/4".