Rare large antique iron padlock with sled secret with fully functional key (3) - Iron (cast/wrought)

Description
Rare large antique iron padlock with sled secret with fully functional key (3) - Iron (cast/wrought)
Italy - Late 17th century

Museum padlock

Rare, large and antique sliding padlock in iron with perfectly working key.

Remarkable weight and dimensions. It is even more beautiful live.

To open, rotate the tick on the front counterclockwise and, at the same time, slide the other on the right side of the lock. In doing so, the lock, hidden by the two metal plates which move as described above, comes out. Then, turn the key clockwise to move the sliding part and allow the lock to open. To close, reverse procedure.

The lock will be packed with care and shipped via registered and tracked mail.

Lot details
No. of items
3
Object
Rare large antique iron padlock with sled secret with fully functional key
Material
Iron (cast/wrought)
Estimated Period
Late 17th century
Country of Origin
Italy
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
12×8×5 cm
Weight
1000 g
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