Story Padlocks - L thru Z

Click to Enlarge Image Mail Box. 3 1/8" high x 1 3/4" wide (Actual: 3.150" high x 1.760" wide). Iron case. Brass shackle. Aluminum finish. Lever. Flat key. "PAT.NOV.22.98. PAT.JAN.31.99." is stamped on the reverse of the shackle. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry G. Voight Design Patent # D29701 ("Mail Pouch"), Henry G. Voight Patent # 618487. A subsequent Louis H. Wales Design Patent # D32619 was issued.  More...
"The David Heuermann Collection"
595
Click to Enlarge Image Mail Pouch - Patent Dates. 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...  
"The David Heuermann Collection"
596
Click to Enlarge Image Masonic - Small - Case Style 1. 2 3/4" high x 2 1/4" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push Key. This lock was available in 3 finishes: Bronzed Case, Brass Plated Case, and Nickel Plated Case. It is not clear if this lock was available without a finish. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg Co. More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
801
Click to Enlarge Image Masonic - Large - Case Style 2. 3 1/8" high x 2 1/2" wide (Actual 3.148" high x 2.484" wide). Iron Case. Iron shackle. Push Key. Operating key. This lock was available in 3 finishes: Bronzed Case, Brass Plated Case, and Nickel Plated Case. It is not clear if this lock was available without a finish. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg Co. More...
"The David Heuermann Collection"
597
Click to Enlarge Image Mercury also known as Mercury Messenger of the God's. 2" high x 1 11/16" wide (Actual: 2.024" high x 1.659" wide). Iron case. Iron shackle. Push Key. Designed by: John Gerard. Mfg by: National Hardware Co.  More...
"The David Heuermann Collection"
598
Click to Enlarge Image "NHCo" - Small. 2 3/4" high x 2 3/16" wide (Actual: 2.723" high x 2.194" wide). Iron case. Iron shackle. Push Key. "NHCo" is intertwined on the obverse and the reverse of the case. You will find a "1", "2", or "3" cast on the reverse of the case at 1 o'clock. Mfg by: National Hardware Co. More...
"The David Heuermann Collection"
806
Click to Enlarge Image "NHCo" - Large. 3 1/4" high x 2 1/2" wide (Actual: 3.235" high x 2.501" wide). Iron case. Iron shackle. Push Key. "NHCo" is intertwined on the obverse and the reverse of the case. You will find a "1", "2", or "3" cast on the reverse of the case at 1 o'clock. Mfg by: National Hardware Co. More...
"The David Heuermann Collection"
599
Click to Enlarge Image "SK" - Floral Reverse also known as "SK" Coat of Arms on Fence. 3 5/16" high x 2 7/16" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push key. The floral design is on the reverse of the case. Curved recess shackle.  Mfg by: National Hardware Co.
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
617
Click to Enlarge Image "SK" - "NHCo" Reverse also known as "SK" Coat of Arms on Fence. 3 5/16" high x 2 7/16" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push key. Operating key. 75% of the original lacquer is intact. "NHCo" is intertwined on the reverse of the case. Curved recess shackle. Mfg by: National Hardware Co.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
6449
Click to Enlarge Image Skull and Crossbones - Floral Reverse - Curved Recess Shackle.  3 1/4" high x 2 7/16" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push key. The floral design is on the reverse of the case. Curved recess shackle. Mfg by: National Hardware Co.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
618
Click to Enlarge Image Skull and Crossbones - "NHCo" Reverse - Flat Shackle. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push key. Flat shackle. "NHCo" is intertwined on the reverse of the case. Mfg by: National Hardware Co. More... 1015
Click to Enlarge Image Skull and Crossbones - "NHCo" Reverse - Curved Recess Shackle. 3 1/4" high x 2 7/16" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push Key.  Curved recess shackle. "NHCo" is intertwined on the reverse of the case. Designed by: Mfg by: National Hardware Co. More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
619
Click to Enlarge Image Sphinx - Rays - 2". 2" diameter. Iron case. Iron shackle. Solid barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Rodolphe Christensen Design Patent # D11305More... 3002
Click to Enlarge Image Sphinx - Rays - 2 1/4". 2 1/4" diameter. Iron case. Iron shackle. Solid barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Rodolphe Christensen Design Patent # D11305More... 3003
Click to Enlarge Image Sphinx - Rays - 2 1/2". 2 1/2" diameter. Iron case. Iron shackle. Solid barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Rodolphe Christensen Design Patent # D11305More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
795
Click to Enlarge Image Sphinx - Rays - 2 3/4". 2 3/4" diameter. Iron case. Iron shackle. Solid barrel key. Original key. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. The 2 3/4" size is not listed in any of the R&E catalogs. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Rodolphe Christensen Design Patent # D11305More...
"The David Heuermann Collection"
6750
Click to Enlarge Image Sphinx - No Rays - 2 1/2". 2 1/2" diameter. Iron case. Iron shackle. Solid barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. This lock is not listed in any of the R&E catalogs. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Rodolphe Christensen Design Patent # D11305. 577
Click to Enlarge Image Sunflower - Iron - Sunflower Obverse. 2 7/8" high x 2 1/4" wide. Iron. Solid barrel key. Florentine bronze finish. Trunk/Hasp lock. The Japanese Pattern type floral design was used on the obverse of the case. Some locks have the patent date "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 Jon Kolozvary Collection"
622
Click to Enlarge Image Sunflower - Iron - Shield Obverse. 2 7/8" high x 2 1/4" wide. Iron. Solid barrel key. Black enamel paint finish. Trunk/Hasp lock. The obverse of the case has a shield type design cast on it. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case. Some locks have the patent date "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 David Heuermann Collection"
832
Click to Enlarge Image Sunflower - Iron - "NLCo" Obverse. Iron. Solid barrel key. Trunk/Hasp lock. Not much is known about this lock.
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
805
Click to Enlarge Image Sunflower - Brass - Shield Obverse. 2 7/8" high x 2 1/4" wide. Brass. Solid barrel key. Trunk/Hasp lock. The obverse of the case has a shield type design cast on it. Some locks have the patent date "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 Jon Kolozvary Collection"
804
Click to Enlarge Image Sunflower - Brass - Floral Obverse. Brass. Hollow barrel key. Trunk/Hasp lock. There is an etched floral design cast on the obverse of the case. Not much is known about this lock. 623
Click to Enlarge Image Temple - Design 1 - Brass. 3 1/8" high x 2 1/2" wide x 7/8" deep. Brass case. Steel shackle. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co.  More...
"The Bob Dix Collection"
1822
Click to Enlarge Image Temple - Design 1 - Steel. 2 3/8" high. Steel case. Steel shackle. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case. The production/date code is cast on the reverse of the case.  More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
653
Click to Enlarge Image Temple - Design 2. 2 7/8" high at its highest point x 2 3/16" wide at its widest point x 13/16" deep). (Actual: 2.845" high at its highest point x 2.199" wide at its widest point x .812" deep). Steel case. Steel shackle. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case. The production/date code is cast on the reverse of the case. More...
"The David Heuermann Collection"
1303
Click to Enlarge Image Temple - Design 3. 2" wide. Steel case. Steel shackle. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case. The production/date code is cast on the reverse of the case. More... 1304
Click to Enlarge Image "US" - Canteen - Iron - Upside Down "US". 3 1/16" high x 1 15/16" wide x 1" deep (Actual: 3.033" high x 1.935" wide x .970" deep). Iron case. Brass shackle. Warded. Mfg by: S. R. Slaymaker. More...
"The David Heuermann Collection"
580
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. The reverse of the case is the same as the obverse. Warded. Mfg by: S. R. Slaymaker. More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
581
Click to Enlarge Image "US" - Canteen - Aluminum. 1 1/8" high x 3/4" wide x 5/16" deep ( Actual: 1.110" high x .720" wide x .339" deep). Aluminum case. Aluminum shackle. There is a little switch at the base of the case that releases the shackle. Mfg by: S. R. Slaymaker.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
582
Click to Enlarge Image Vase - Floral - No "USA". 3 1/4" high x 1 11/16" wide x 15/16" deep (Actual: 3.278" high x 1.709" wide x .938" deep). Iron case. Iron shackle. Warded. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case at 12 o'clock. There is a floral design cast on the reverse of the case. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co.  More... 
"The David Heuermann Collection"
624
Click to Enlarge Image Vase - Floral - "USA". 3 1/4" high x 1 11/16" wide x 15/16" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Warded. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case at 12 o'clock. "U.S.A." is cast just below the R&E Co. trademark. There is a floral design cast on the reverse of the case. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. More...
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
233
Click to Enlarge Image Vase - Indian - No "USA". 3 1/4" high x 1 11/16" wide x 15/16" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Warded. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case at 12 o'clock. An indian is cast on the reverse of the case. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. 
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
1313
Click to Enlarge Image Vase - Indian - "USA". 3 1/4" high x 1 11/16" wide x 15/16" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Warded. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case at 12 o'clock. "U.S.A." is cast just below the R&E Co. trademark. An indian is cast on the reverse of the case. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. 
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
794
Click to Enlarge Image Werewolf. 4 1/2" high x 2 5/8" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Solid barrel key. Mfg by: Trenton Lock & Hardware Co. John Gerard Design Patent # D10877More...
"The David Heuermann Collection"
625
Click to Enlarge Image Widows Mite - Floral Reverse. 3 3/16" high x 2 3/8" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push Key. Original key. 95% of the original lacquer finish is intact. The Floral design is on the reverse of the case. Curved recess shackle. Mfg by: National Hardware Co.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
626
Click to Enlarge Image Widows Mite - "NHCo" Reverse. 3 3/16" high x 2 3/8" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push Key.  "NHCo" is intertwined on the reverse of the case. Curved recess shackle. Mfg by: National Hardware Co.
"The Richard Bruno Collection"
6491