So Called Story Padlocks

Some collectors consider these locks to be Story locks.

Click to Enlarge Image "Ajax Gladiator" also known as "Grecian Soldier" - Patent Applied For. 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Pressed Steel body. Steel shackle. Brass plated finish. "AJAX" is stamped on the shield. "HIBBARD, SPENCER, BARTLETT & CO." is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. "PAT APL'D FOR" is stamped on the reverse of the shackle. Made for: Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. US Patent #D31624.  US Patent #618487. 1133
Click to Enlarge Image "Ajax Gladiator" also known as "Grecian Soldier" - Early Patent. 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Pressed Steel body. Steel shackle. Brass plated finish. "AJAX" is stamped on the shield. "HIBBARD, SPENCER, BARTLETT & CO." is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. "PAT.JAN.31.99 PAT.OCT.10.99" is stamped on the reverse of the shackle. Made for: Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co.  US Patent #D31624.  US Patent #618487.
"The Edward Wright Collection"
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Click to Enlarge Image "Ajax Gladiator" also known as "Grecian Soldier" - Late Patent. 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Stamped Steel body. Steel shackle. Brass plated finish. "AJAX" is stamped on the shield. "HIBBARD, SPENCER, BARTLETT & CO." is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. "PAT.OCT.10.99 PAT.NOV.7.99" is stamped on the reverse of the shackle. Made for: Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. US Patent #D31624.  US Patent #636303.
"The Jon Kolozvary Collection"
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Click to Enlarge Image Suitcase - Aluminum Bronze. 2" wide. Aluminum Bronze body. Aluminum bronze shackle. Warded. Mfg by: Slaymaker-Barry Co.  More... 1322
Click to Enlarge Image Suitcase - Brass. 2 1/4" high x 1 7/8" wide x 21/32" deep (Actual: 2.263" high x 1.830" wide x .657" deep). Brass body. Brass shackle.
"The David Heuermann Collection"
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Click to Enlarge Image Suitcase - Iron. 2 1/4" high x 1 7/8" wide. Iron body. Iron shackle. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg. Co.  More...  3151
Click to Enlarge Image Suitcase - Iron. 2 1/2" high x 2 1/8" wide x 13/16" deep (Actual: 2.521" high x 2.118" wide x .825" deep). Iron body. Iron shackle. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg. Co.  More... 
"The David Heuermann Collection"
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Click to Enlarge Image Suitcase - Iron. 2 7/8" high x 2 1/4" wide x 7/8" deep (Actual: 2.842" high x 2.325" wide x .860" deep). Iron body. Iron shackle. Nickle plate finish. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg. Co.  More... 
"The David Heuermann Collection"
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