Mechanicals

 

Push Key 4-Lever Brass Padlocks - Pancakes
Click to Enlarge Image "CHAMPION 4-LEVER" - 1 3/4" - Left Pin. 1 3/4" diameter. This lock has 5 levers and was never made with 4. Mfg by: Miller Lock Co. (4-4)
"The Mike Pitman Collection"

 

Push Key 6-Lever Brass Padlocks - Pancakes
Click to Enlarge Image "APOLLO IRON & STEEL Co." - No Pins. Made for: Apollo Iron & Steel Co., Apollo, Pa. (9.7).  
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Click to Enlarge Image "CHAMPION 6-LEVER" - No Pins - Wide Letters. Mfg by: Miller Lock Co.
"The Neil Pylant Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image  "CHAMPION 6-LEVER" - Left Pin - Wide Letters. Mfg by: Miller Lock Co.
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Click to Enlarge Image "CHAMPION 6-LEVER" - Left Pin - Wide Letters - Low Rounded Shackle - Master Keyed. Mfg by: Miller Lock Co.
"The Mike Pitman Collection"     
Click to Enlarge Image "COLUMBIA 6-LEVER" - No Pins. Mfg by: E. T. Fraim Lock Co.
"The Neil Pylant Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "DIAMOND 6-LEVER" - 3 Arm Levers - No Pins - Letter Style 1 - Short "L" - Patent. This lock has 3 wards, other locks have 1 or 2 wards. The "S.B.CO." trademark is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. "PAT. APRIL 2. 1895" is stamped on the reverse of the shackle. Mfg by: Slaymaker-Barry Co. William F. Troast Patent # 536844.  More...
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Click to Enlarge Image "EAGLE 6 LEVER." - No Pins - 8 Lever Keyway. "EAGLE LOCK CO. TERRYVILLE, CT .U.S.A." is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. Lever position 7 & 8 are void. Mfg by: Eagle Lock Co.
"The Mike Pitman Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "EAGLE 6 LEVER." - No Pins - Hinged Shackle. "EAGLE LOCK CO. TERRYVILLE, CT. U.S.A." is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. Mfg by: Eagle Lock Co. Henry H. Daniels Patent # 235750.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "ECLIPSE 6LEVER" - No Pins - Medium "L". Mfg by: Slaymaker.
"The Neil Pylant Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "EMPIRE 6-LEVER" - 2 Pins - Letter Style 2. Mfg by: Miller Lock Co.
"The Neil Pylant Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "EXCELSIOR 6 LEVER" - No Pins - Arcked "EXCELSIOR" Arcked "6 LEVER". Mfg by: Corbin Cabinet Lock Co.
"The Neil Pylant Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "FAVORITE 6•LEVER" - No Pins. "EAGLE LOCK CO. TERRYVILLE,  CONN U.S.A." is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. Mfg by: Eagle Lock Co.
"The Neil Pylant Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "FAVORITE 6•LEVER" - No Pins - Clevis. "EAGLE LOCK CO. TERRYVILLE,  CONN U.S.A." is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. Mfg by: Eagle Lock Co.
"The Neil Pylant Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "LION 6LEVER" - No Pins - Medium High Shackle. Made for: New Zealand Government Railways. Mfg by: Lion Foundry Co. (116.9)
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Click to Enlarge Image "P.C.&St.L. RY. CO." - No Pins. There are some inconsistencies with this lock. There is a second assist spring made of steel on the lever that holds the shackle when the lock is open. The width of the fence face is .090". On the #2 lever the opening of the first gate is .120" and the opening on the second gate is .090". The fence will not go into the gate opening. On the #3 lever the opening of the first gate is .110" and the opening on the second gate is only .045".
We do not know what Miller was thinking about when making this lock.
Made for: Pittsburgh Cincinnati & St. Louis. Mfg by: D. K. Miller Lock Co.  (154.0)
"Courtesy Mike Pitman"     
Click to Enlarge Image "STEIN" - No Pins. This lock actually has 4 levers. The key is retained when the lock is open. There are 3 round holes in the key and 1 side cut. (179.3)
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Click to Enlarge Image "YALE" - Left Pin. Mfg by: Yale & Towne Mfg. Co. More...
"The Neil Pylant Collection"

 

Push Key 6-Lever Iron Padlocks - Pancakes
Click to Enlarge Image "LIBERTY 6-LEVER" - Short "L" - Wide Letters. Wide Letters. Short "L" in "LEVER". Regular "Y" in "LIBERTY". Hyphen in "6-LEVER".  Finishes: Brass Plated, Nickel Plated, Antique Copper Plated. Mfg by: E. T. Fraim Lock Co. More...
"The Neil Pylant Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "UNION 6•LEVER" - 3 Brass Rivets - Brass Face Plate - Low Rounded Iron Shackle. 2 3/8" diameter. 5 levers and 1 ward in the 4th lever position. Iron case. Brass face plate. Iron shackle. 3 brass rivets. 1 brass post flush through the reverse of the case. Brass levers with steel springs. Steel shackle spring. There are 2 different size levers which represent 2 depth cuts. Mfg by: Joseph Parkes & Sons Ltd. of Great Britain. (I-23.4)More...
"The Mike Pitman Collection"

 

Push Key 6-Lever Brass Square Padlocks - Pancakes
Click to Enlarge Image "CHAMPION 6-LEVER" - 1 3/4" - Straight "CHAMPION". 2 3/4" high x 1 3/4" wide. Some locks have "PAT OCT. 21 '73 APR. 20 '86" stamped on the obverse of the shackle. Mfg by: Miller Lock Co. Daniel K. Miller Patent # 143831 Milton Jackson Patent # 340319. (S-3).
"Courtesy Mike Pitman"