Wilson Bohannan - Research Padlocks

 

Click to Enlarge Image "1D 9W W" and "9D 9W". 1 3/4" wide.
1) They are both WB model #523, but one has the earlier 1886 plaque logo (on the front).
2) The first one’s plate seems to be soldered in place, while the second one’s is cast in.
3) There are some similarities in the numbers (D’s and W’s, 9W) 4) the plates are both octagonal.
"The Scott Caley Collection" 
8288
Click to Enlarge Image "43". (Actual: 1.728” wide x 2.260” high, 0.530” deep). Brass case. Brass shackle. Post key. Catalog #: Not determined. This lock does not appear in any of the WB catalogs that we have. There are two known to exist. Mfg by: Wilson Bohannan Co.
"The Scott Caley Collection" 
7758
Click to Enlarge Image "78" - Transitional. 2 1/4" wide. Bronze case. Bronze shackle. "PATENT FEB 28 1865" is stamped on the obverse of the case. Mfg by: Wilson Bohannan Co. Wilson Bohannan Patent # 46539
"The Scott Caley Collection" 
6576
Click to Enlarge Image "WB" - "672A". 1 9/16" wide (Actual: 1.575” wide x 2.428” high, 0.459” deep). Iron case. Iron shackle. Post key. Catalog #: Not determined. This lock does not appear in any of the WB catalogs that we have. Mfg by: Wilson Bohannan Co.
"The Scott Caley Collection" 
6645
Click to Enlarge Image "115" - Bronze - "WB" - Regular Case Posts - Regular Bronze Round Shackle - Regular Dust Guard. 2 1/2" wide. Bronze case. Bronze shackle. Post key. Spring dust guard. Clevis and chain. For Railroad cars and switches. "WILSON BOHANNAN BROOKLYN,N.Y. 115" is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. Catalog #: 115, first appears in catalog of 1886. This lock is not listed in any WB catalogs that we have. Mfg by: Wilson Bohannan Co.  6306
Click to Enlarge Image "THE WILSON BOHANNAN CO MARION, OHIO" - Shackle Toe Locking. Brass case. Steel shackle. Pin tumbler. Shackle toe locking. Mfg by: Wilson Bohannan Co.
"The Scott Caley Collection" 
4595
Click to Enlarge Image "THE WILSON BOHANNAN CO MARION, OHIO" - Shackle Toe & Heel Locking. Brass case. Steel shackle. Pin tumbler. Shackle toe & heel locking. Mfg by: Wilson Bohannan Co. 8583
Click to Enlarge Image "The WILSON BOHANNAN CO  Marion, Ohio  LUBRICATE WITH POWDERED GRAPHITE ". Brass case. Steel shackle.  Mfg by: Wilson Bohannan Co. 4449
Click to Enlarge Image "WBCo". 2" wide (Actual: 2.126” wide x 2.694” high x .510” deep). Bronze case. Bronze shackle. Post key. Catalog #: 300, first appears in catalog of 1894. Mfg by: Wilson Bohannan Co.
It is not clear if "WBCo" represents a hardware co or the Wilson Bohannan Co.
"The Scott Caley Collection"
3195