Interesting padlock - possible US Military?

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I saw one of these listed on eBay as a WWI US Army padlock, but the accuracy of that is questionable. Dug this today in the iron infested chaos of an early 1900s home site in the forest along the Peoria River. Thoughts?
 

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Is yours brass? if so I found one identical to it on a yahoo search for vintage US Lock co. lock.Not much info on it and it,s for sale on antiquesnavigator.com.Might give you a start on more research tho.
 
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Is yours brass? if so I found one identical to it on a yahoo search for vintage US Lock co. lock.Not much info on it and it,s for sale on antiquesnavigator.com.Might give you a start on more research tho.
Thanks will check it out. I’m assuming it’s brass
 

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I saw one of these listed on eBay as a WWI US Army padlock, but the accuracy of that is questionable. Dug this today in the iron infested chaos of an early 1900s home site in the forest along the Peoria River. Thoughts?
Nice!!! Congrats!!!
 
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I saw one of these listed on eBay as a WWI US Army padlock, but the accuracy of that is questionable. Dug this today in the iron infested chaos of an early 1900s home site in the forest along the Peoria River. Thoughts?

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Very cool looking lock! Congratulations on what I consider a nice relic find! Thanks for posting!
 

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