David J. Heuermann

Padlocks Wanted

Commemorative Padlocks
Click to Enlarge Image "AIR KING" also known as "Kitty Hawk". Commemorates Wilbur and Orville Wright. 2 13/16" high x 2" wide. Brass. Lever. Flat Key. Made for: Simmons Hardware Co. Mfg by: Slaymaker. George M. Miller Patent # 981784.   553
Click to Enlarge Image "AYPEX 1909 SEATTLE". 3 1/8" high x 2 1/8" wide. Pressed steel. Lever. Flat Key. "A-Y-P-E-X" is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. The reverse of the case is plain. The original keys are marked with a patent date of "12-10-05". "Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition" was the title of the 1909 Seattle Washington World's Fair. The best patent for this lock is by Frank Soley Patent# 807785 (Dec. 19, 1905). Mfg by: Miller Lock Co. 554
Click to Enlarge Image "Halley 1910". 3.162" high x 2.184" wide. Brass case. Steel shackle. Lever. Single bitted barrel key. Commemorating the 1910 appearance of Halley's Comet. 5651
Click to Enlarge Image "Missouri Seal" - High Shackle. "Louisiana Purchase Exposition" was the title of the 1904 St. Louis Missouri World's Fair. From the "1904 St. Louis Missouri World's Fair". Steel shackle. Warded. Mfg by: Slaymaker. Made for: Simmons Hardware Co.  839
Click to Enlarge Image "PANAMA PACIFIC EXPOSITION 1915". 3 3/8" high x 2 1/4" wide x 7/16" deep. Stamped steel case. The reverse of the case is plain. "Panama-Pacific International Exposition" was the title of the 1915 San Francisco, California World's Fair. 567

 

Story Padlocks
Click to Enlarge Image Aztec - Any Size Variation. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg. Co. More...   578
Click to Enlarge Image Bird Pattern. 2 5/8" high x 2 1/4" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Warded. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the shackle. Florentine Bronze Finish. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. More... 579
Click to Enlarge Image Ganesha - Barrel Key - Any Size Any Variation. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case in the center.  Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308 (same as the "Japanese Pattern"). 589
Click to Enlarge Image Ganesha - Push Key - Any Size Any Variation. 3" high x 2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push key. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case in the center. The obverse of the case has the Japanese Pattern type flowers. The case post placement is different than Design #1. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308 (same as the "Japanese Pattern"). 590
Click to Enlarge Image Knight. 2 3/8" high x 2" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron. Warded. Curved recess shackle. This padlock is similar to the John Gerard "Eagle Liberty" in size and shape. The curved recess shackle is characteristic of other John Gerard designs. Some molds have very minor size and detail differences. 655
Click to Enlarge Image Knight - "BHMA". 2 3/8" high x 2" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron. Warded. Curved recess shackle. This padlock is similar to the John Gerard "Eagle Liberty" in size and shape. The curved recess shackle is characteristic of other John Gerard designs. Some molds have very minor size and detail differences. "BHMA" and crossed pick and shovel are embossed on the reverse of the case. I believe this lock is related to the Black Hills Mining Association, Deadwood, South Dakota. 1820
Click to Enlarge Image Masonic - Small. 2 3/4" high x 2 1/8" wide. Iron. Push Key. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg Co. More...
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Click to Enlarge Image Sunflower - Iron - Floral Obverse. 2 7/8" high, 2 1/4" wide. Iron. The Japanese Pattern type floral design was used on the obverse of the case.  The reverse of the case is plain. "PAT.APR.18.1882" is stamped on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Some locks do not have the patent date. Florentine bronze finish. Solid barrel key. The padlock was supplied with one of four key bittings. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Thomas Lyons Design Patent # D12891. 622
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... 581
Click to Enlarge Image Vase - Indian - With or Without "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.  1313

 

Story Padlocks - Japanese Pattern
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 1 - Reverse 2 - Bronze - 2 1/4". 3" high x 2 1/4" wide. Bronze case. Bronze shackle. Bronze hollow barrel key. The hollow barrel key does not appear in the R&E catalogs. "PAT. JULY 29-79" is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. The production/date code is not cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... 816
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Any 2" Variation. 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Solid barrel key. The R&E Co. trademark is not cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. The production/date code is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock.  Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... 815
Click to Enlarge Image Japanese Pattern - Obverse 3 - Reverse ? - Bronze - 2". 2 3/4" high x 2" wide. Bronze case. Bronze shackle. Bronze hollow barrel key. The hollow barrel key does not appear in the R&E catalogs. "PAT. JULY 29-79" is stamped on the obverse of the shackle. The R&E Co. trademark is cast on the obverse of the case above the keyway. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. Henry E. Russell Jr. Design Patent # D11308. More... 7174

Story Padlocks - Scroll

Branford Lock Works
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 12 - 2 3/4". 2 3/4" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push key. Push key. 1 lever. 1 Ward. Mfg by: Branford Lock Works.  More... 1323

Unknown Manufacturer
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 7. 2 1/2" high x 2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push Key. Mfg by: Not known. 610
Click to Enlarge Image "Scroll" - Design 13 - "1". 2 13/16" high x 2 3/16" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push Key. 1 lever. 1 ward. "1" is cast on the reverse of the case at 6 o'clock. Mfg by: Not known. 689
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 16 - "1". 3 3/16" high x 2 3/8" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push key.  "1" is cast on the reverse of the case at 12 o'clock. Mfg by: Not known. 2007
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 16 - "2". 3 3/16" high x 2 3/8" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push key.  "2" is cast on the reverse of the case at 12 o'clock. Mfg by: Not known. 826
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 16 - "3". 3 3/16" high x 2 3/8" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Push key.  "3" is cast on the reverse of the case at 12 o'clock. Mfg by: Not known. 820

Norwich Lock Mfg. Co.
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 4 - Flat Key. 2 1/2" high excluding clevis x 2 15/16" high including clevis x 1 13/16" wide x 1/2" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Flat key. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg. Co. Designed by: Charles H. Beebe. Design Patent # D11041. 607
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 6 - Flat Key. 3 7/16" high excluding clevis x 4" high including clevis x 2 1/2" wide x 5/8" deep. Iron case. Iron shackle. Flat key. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg. Designed by: Charles H. Beebe. Design Patent # D11041. 810
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 8. 4" high x 2 1/2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Brass plated. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg Co. Designed by: Charles H. Beebe. Design Patent # D11041. 611
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 15 - Flat Key. 4" high x 2 1/2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Flat key. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg. Co. Designed by: Charles H. Beebe. Design Patent # D11041. More... 828
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 17. 2 3/4" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Finishes: Bronzed, Brass Plated, and Nickel Plated. Mfg by: Norwich Lock Mfg. Co. Designed by: Charles H. Beebe. Design Patent # D11041. More... 823

Trenton Lock and Hardware Co.
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 1 - Dust Guard. 3 3/8" high x 2" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Bronze Dust Guard. Designed by: John Gerard. Mfg by: Trenton Lock and Hardware Co. Design Patent # D10913More... 812
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 2 - Narrow Scroll. 2 3/4" high x 1 7/8" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Designed by: John Gerard. Mfg by: Trenton Lock and Hardware Co. Design Patent # D10913. 603
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 2 - Wide Scroll. 2 3/4" high x 1 7/8" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Designed by: John Gerard. Mfg by: Trenton Lock and Hardware Co. Design Patent # D10913. 1410
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 2 - Wide Scroll - Dust Guard. 2 3/4" high x 1 7/8" wide. Iron case. Iron shackle. Barrel key. Designed by: John Gerard. Mfg by: Trenton Lock and Hardware Co. Design Patent # D10913. 1411
Click to Enlarge Image Scroll - Design 10 - Dust Guard - Flat Shackle. Iron case. Iron shackle. Flat shackle. Barrel key. Bronze Dust Guard. Designed by: John Gerard. Mfg by: Trenton Lock and Hardware Co. Design Patent # D10913. More... 614

 

Winchester Padlocks
Click to Enlarge Image "WINCHESTER 8 LEVERS". 3 3/8" high x 2 1/2" wide x 1/2" deep. Brass case. Brass shackle. Flat key. Lever. Mfg by: Eagle Lock Co. 927

 

Smoke House Keys
Click to Enlarge Image "R&E #4". Smoke House padlock key. Mfg by: Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co. z010