Half Mortise Box Locks are reproduced in a limited amount of sizes. Thus, exactly matching old locksis is not always possible. Our entire lock collection is displayed on this site.
Lift Lid Box Locks are only visible from box interiors. They are a small half mortise type requiring lock to be fitted into a cut out indentation in wood, on interior of case. Strike attaches underneath surface of lid. Once installed lock plate is only seen on inside of box. Strike drops down into lock when lid is closed.
Use on small chests with a lift lid. These are hard working, solid brass locks. Made in England.
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.