Trick Padlocks

Click to Enlarge Image "BASHFUL TRICK LOCK CIGAR CUTTER WELL WB BUILT PADLOCKS MARION, O.". 1.186 wide x 1.642 high x .128 deep excluding center rivet. Steel body. Steel shackle. Nickel plated. To open the lock: Turn the lock upside down and pull the shackles apart. Made for: Wilson Bohannan Co. Mfg by: Tafo Mfg. Co. US Patent # 1136735.
"The Scott Caley Collection"
3071
Click to Enlarge Image "DAY NEWELL & DAY". 5 5/8" high. Steel body. Steel shackle.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6503
Click to Enlarge Image Dog. 7/8" high x 5/8" wide x 3/16" deep. Brass body. Brass shackle. To open the lock hold the front and back dog and rotate.
"The Scott Family Collection"
5063
Click to Enlarge Image "DRUMMONDS NATURAL LEAF TOBACCO". 3/4" high x 5/8" wide x 1/8" deep. Brass body. Brass shackle. Nickel plated. An advertising watch fob. Instructions to open: 1) Press the button down. Mfg by: Not determined. 4603
Click to Enlarge Image "EMPIRE 120 JR. O. U. A. M.". .995" high x .706 wide x .207" deep. Brass body. Brass shackle. Nickel plated. "PAT. APD FOR" is stamped on the reverse of the shackle. The "Junior Order United American Mechanics" was organized in May 1853. Empire Council No. 120 was based in Lancaster Pennsylvania. The lock was hand etched and most likely presented to a new member and used as a watch fob. Instructions to open: 1) Insert a rigid pin in the keyway. 2) Move the pin slightly to the right. Gamaliel Bradford patent # 373218. Mfg by: Ames Sword Co. More...
"The Bill MaGee Collection"   
2654
Click to Enlarge Image "John Hellen Carlise D.a. 1825". 5 7/8" high. Steel body. Steel shackle.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6516
Click to Enlarge Image "H. C. JONES". 5 3/8" high x 3 3/4" wide. Steel body. Steel shackle. This is a 11 trick lock. Mfg by: Henry C. Jones. US Patent #2525  US Patent #11149.
"The Mark Anderson Collection"   
4089
Click to Enlarge Image "H. C. JONES PATENT NEWARK N.J.". 4" high. Brass body. Brass shackle. Mfg by: Henry C. Jones. US Patent #2525  US Patent #11149.
"The Steve Studt Collection"
7824
Click to Enlarge Image "H. C. JONES PATENT NEWARK N.J." - Brass. 4" high. Brass body. Brass shackle. Mfg by: Henry C. Jones. US Patent #2525  US Patent #11149.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6502
Click to Enlarge Image "H. C. JONES PATENT NEWARK N.J." - Steel. 4" high x 3" wide x 1 1/4" deep. Steel body. Steel shackle. Press pin at 7 o'clock in to release dust guard, turn key 1 revolution, then push back panel to the left to release the shackle. Mfg by: Henry C. Jones. US Patent #2525  US Patent #11149.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6501
Click to Enlarge Image "J. NOCK PATENT PHILAD". 3 3/4" high x 2 3/4" wide. Brass body. Brass shackle. To open the lock: Push the dust guard down, push dust guard to the left, insert key. Mfg by: Joseph Nock. Joseph Nock Patent # 1243. 5844
Click to Enlarge Image "J. NOCK PATENT PHILAD". 4 1/2" high x 3 1/4" wide x 15/16" deep. Brass body. Brass shackle. To open the lock: Push the dust guard down, push dust guard to the right, insert key. Mfg by: Joseph Nock. Joseph Nock Patent # 1243. 5845
Click to Enlarge Image "J. NOCK PATENT PHILAD". 5 1/2" high. Brass body. Brass shackle. Mfg by: Joseph Nock. Joseph Nock Patent # 1243.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6496
Click to Enlarge Image "PAT FEB 26 67" - Vienna Trick. 5" high x 3 1/2" wide x 1/2" deep. Brass body. Brass shackle. Brass trick plates. To open lock: 1) Position the 5 front plates to expose the real keyway. 2) Turn key to unlock the mechanism, 3) Press the plate on the reverse of the body. 4) Pull shackle up. Mfg by: Charles H. Miller. Charles H. Miller Patent # 62353.
"The Steve Sommers Collection"
4275
Click to Enlarge Image "PATENTED AUG.17-1875". 2 7/8" high x 2 3/8" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron body. Iron shackle. Lever push key. There is a false keyway under the dust guard. The dust guard must be in the appropriate position and the key inserted in the keyway at the base of the lock. Mfg by: Mallory Wheeler & Co. William H. Andrews Patent # 166838. More...
"Courtesy Neil Pylant"
2447
Click to Enlarge Image Russian Writing. 4 1/2" high. Iron body. Iron shackle. 
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6530
Click to Enlarge Image "SCHMIDT & ZIEGLER REMSCHEID". 4 3/8" high x 3" wide x 3/4" deep. Brass body. Brass shackle. Post key. Instructions to open: 1) Insert key in left keyway. 2) Turn key to second keyway. 3) Push key in further. 4) Rotate key counter clock wise two times.
"Courtesy Neil Pylant"   
1914
Click to Enlarge Image "SEHNER & HUFFER HAGERSTOWN.MD PATENT JULY 4th 65". 4" high. Steel body. Steel shackle. Mfg by: Sehner & Huffer. Abraham Huffer & Nathaniel Sehner Patent # 48558.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6505
Click to Enlarge Image "SEHNER & HUFFER HAGERSTOWN.MD PATENT JULY 4th 65". 4" high. Brass body. Brass shackle. Same as #6507 except stamping is on the body. Mfg by: Sehner & Huffer. Abraham Huffer & Nathaniel Sehner Patent # 48558.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6506
Click to Enlarge Image "SEHNER & HUFFER HAGERSTOWN.MD PATENT JULY 4th 65". 4" high. Brass body. Brass shackle. Same as #6506 except stamping is on the dust guard. Mfg by: Sehner & Huffer. Abraham Huffer & Nathaniel Sehner Patent # 48558.
"The Mark Andersen Collection"
6507
Click to Enlarge Image Sehner & Huffer. 4" high. Brass body. Brass shackle. The lock has no stamping on it, but is a Sehner & Huffer lock. The shackle post is missing. Mfg by: Sehner & Huffer. Abraham Huffer & Nathaniel Sehner Patent # 48558.
"The Richard Bruno Collection"
6555
Click to Enlarge Image "W. C. SINCLAIR". 3 3/4" high x 3" wide x 1" deep. Brass body. Steel shackle. "W. C. SINCLAIR" is stamped on the obverse and reverse of the shackle. "PATENT" is stamped on the dust guard. 4807
Click to Enlarge Image "T. SLAIGHT PATENT OCT.14.1851 NEWARK, NJ". 3 1/2" high. Brass body. Brass shackle. Mfg by: Thomas Slaight. Thomas Slaight Patent # 8431.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6497
Click to Enlarge Image "S. C. THOMSON & CO NEWARK N.J.". 4 1/4" high.Brass body. Brass shackle. Mfg by: S. C. Thomson & Co.
"The Bob Dix Collection"
6499