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4494R

Rounded Half Mortise Lock, doors hinged right

Rounded Lock for Drawers & Doors

Product Info
  • for drawers or doors hinged on right
  • Sold each
  • Supplied with one nickel key.
  • Includes wood screws for mounting.
  • Material: Steel
  • Finish: Natural
  • Keyhole-covers not-included as furniture style dictates keyhole-cover design
  • Insert Escutcheons: #0242,#0237 or #0253  can be used with this lock

Half Mortise 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.

Lock Size

  • Backset- Distance To Pin: 7/8"
  • Overall: 1-3/4" W x 1-7/8" H
  • Selvedge: 3/8" x 1-3/4"
  • Bolt Projection: 1/4"
Key Size
  • Barrel: 3/16" x 1-3/8"
  • 2-5/16" Overall Length
  • Key-bit Height: 3/8"

This Half Mortise Lock has a rounded plate. This style was popular on oak furniture in the early 1900's.  It was widely used on drawers and doors hinged on right. The polished steel construction and light weight is authentic. This "machine" lock easily installs in a mortise cut by a router or machinery. The lock has an angled selvedge edge seen on many furniture pieces from this time frame. Strike not included as not required.

This is a very reasonably priced lock, as such: locking mechanism is average, not as smooth as finer made brass locks, yet is serviceable. Made in Asia. If using on doors please select according to side door is hinged on. 

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Replacing Half Mortise 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.
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