Wilson Bohannan - Research Padlocks

 

Click to Enlarge Image "BERY" - "PROPERTY OF". 3 1/2" high x 2 1/4" wide.
1) The shackle heel post is unlike any that WB has used on any other brass body locks. We believe the shackle was replaced.
2) The lock case may have been a #526 special order having regular case posts (The #526 was made with reinforced case posts). 
"The Dave Parmalee Collection" 
9021
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 ones plate seems to be soldered in place, while the second ones is cast in.
3) There are some similarities in the numbers (Ds and Ws, 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 body. 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 body. Bronze shackle. "PATENT FEB 28 1865" is stamped on the obverse of the body. 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 body. 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 body. 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 body. 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 body. 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 body. Steel shackle.  Mfg by: Wilson Bohannan Co. 4449