Story Padlocks - Japanese Pattern

There is a correlation between the obverse designs and the case diameter.

Interestingly the patent drawing for this lock does not match any of the known locks.

Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 1 - Reverse 1 - Iron - 2 1/4". 3" high x 2 1/4" wide x 9/16" deep (Actual: 3.000" high x 2.243" wide x .580" deep).  Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key nickel plated. Black enamel background finish. The black enamel background finish does not appear in the R&E catalogs. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. The production/date code is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock, June 20, 1879. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... More...
"The David Heuermann Collection" 
813
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 1 - Reverse 2 - Bronze - 2 1/4". 3" high x 2 1/4" wide. Bronze case. Bronze shackle. Bronze Post key. The post key does not appear in the R&E catalogs. "PAT. JULY 29-79" is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. The production/date code is not cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection" 
816
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 2 - Reverse 3 - Iron - 2 1/2". 3 7/16" high x 2 1/2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Florentine bronze finish. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. The production/date code is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection" 
604
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 2 - Reverse 4 - Iron - 2 1/2". 3 7/16" high x 2 1/2" wide x 11/16" deep (Actual: 3.407" high x 2.540" wide x .680 deep) . Iron case. Iron shackle. Solid barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. The production/date code is not cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... More...
"The David Heuermann Collection" 
1546
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 3 - Reverse 5 - Iron - 2". 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is not cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. The production/date code is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock.  Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection" 
815
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 3 - Reverse 6 - Iron - 2". 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Nickel plate finish. Barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is not cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. The production/date code is not cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
814
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 3 - Reverse 7 - Iron - 2". 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is not cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. There is a keystone similar to that of the E. T. Fraim Lock Co. cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock where the production/date code normally is. I have seen several examples of this lock. More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
817
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 3 - Reverse 8 - Iron - 2". 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Black enamel background finish. The black enamel background finish does not appear in the R&E catalogs. The R&E Co. trademark is not cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. There is a void on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock where the production/date code normally is. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... More...
"The Scott Family Collection"
767
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 3 - Reverse ? - Bronze - 2". 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Bronze case. Bronze shackle. Bronze Post key. The post key does not appear in the R&E catalogs. "PAT. JULY 29-79" is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... 7174