Mechanicals

 

Story Padlocks
Click to Enlarge Image Bird Pattern. 2 5/8" high x 2 1/4" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Warded. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the shackle. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. More...
"The Jim Brown Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image Eagle Liberty. 2 1/2" high x 2 1/16" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Warded. Flat key. We have not found a 5 star shackle variety as depicted in the patent. The spring was totally disinigrated by rust. Mfg by: Trenton Lock and Hardware Co. John Gerard Design Patent # D11259. More...  
"Courtesy Mike Pitman"
Click to Enlarge Image Mail Pouch. 3 1/8" high x 1 13/16" wide (Actual: 3.132" high x 1.799" wide). Iron case. Brass shackle. Old copper finish. Lever. Flat key. Some locks have "PAT.NOV.22.98. PAT.JAN.31.99." stamped on the reverse of the shackle, and others have patents pending. Designed by: Henry G. Voight. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry G. Voight Design Patent # D29701, Henry G. Voight Patent # 618487More...  
"Courtesy Mike Pitman"
Click to Enlarge Image Sunflower - Iron - Sunflower Obverse. 2 7/8" high x 2 1/4" wide. Iron. Original barrel key. Florentine bronze finish. Trunk/Hasp lock. The Japanese Pattern type floral design was used on the obverse of the case. "PAT.APR.18.1882" stamped on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Thomas Lyons Design Patent # D12891.
"The Philippe Burguet Collection"
Click to Enlarge Image "US" - Canteen - Iron - Right Side Up "US".   3 1/16" high x 1 15/16" wide x 1" deep. Iron case. Brass shackle. Traces of copper flashing exist. Warded. Mfg by: S. R. Slaymaker. More...
"Courtesy Mike Pitman"
Click to Enlarge Image Vase - Warrior - No USA. 3 1/4" high x 2" wide. Iron. Warded. Florentine Bronze Finish. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the reverse of the case at 12 o'clock. An indian princess is cast on the obverse of the case. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co.
"Courtesy Mike Pitman"
Click to Enlarge Image Werewolf. 4 1/2" high x 2 5/8" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Mfg by: Trenton Lock & Hardware Co. John Gerard Design Patent # D10877. More...
"Courtesy Mike Pitman"

 

Story Padlocks - Scroll
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 3 - 2". 3 1/4" high x 2 3/16" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Operating key. Mfg by: Branford Lock Works. More...
"Courtesy Mike Pitman"
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 14. 4 1/2" high x 2 5/8" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Mfg by: Trenton Lock & Hardware Co. John Gerard Design Patent # D10877. More...
"Courtesy Mike Pitman"