🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Who made this lock and how old?

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Gilliamguy

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There are 1000's of different locks, but I have identified a few I have found here . Clean it up & you might find info on it, plus the keyhole will help ID it.

Thanks for the link. I looked through the examples on the site, but was unable to identify one that was similar. Thanks again
 
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If you could give us some info on where you found it... what part of the country, on a homesite, in a field or a stream? :icon_scratch: The corrosion looks to be caused by something similar to animal urine?

I'm thinking electrolysis or tumbling would clean that lock up nicely.
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If you could give us some info on where you found it... what part of the country, on a homesite, in a field or a stream? :icon_scratch: The corrosion looks to be caused by something similar to animal urine?

I'm thinking electrolysis or tumbling would clean that lock up nicely.
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Was found in a field at an old town site that went extinct in the early 1900s. I have found many unusual and cool artifacts from this site.
I am in Missouri
 
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Was found in a field at an old town site that went extinct in the early 1900s. I have found many unusual and cool artifacts from this site.
I am in Missouri
Thanks for the follow up information Gilliamguy. :thumbsup:
The reason I asked is because it maybe have been a locally made lock by a company in your area, or possibly even in Missouri.

I've found quite a few of these types of padlocks on early settlement sites here in Southern Ontario, but mine were primarily made in the UK.
 

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Thanks for the follow information Gilliamguy. :thumbsup:
The reason I asked is because it maybe have been a locally made lock by a company in your area, or possibly even in Missouri.

I've found quite a few of these types of padlocks on early settlement sites here in Southern Ontario, but mine were primarily made in the UK.
Thanks for the info.
I've only found 2 of this type of locks, and both were at this siteo
Thanks for the follow information Gilliamguy. :thumbsup:
The reason I asked is because it maybe have been a locally made lock by a company in your area, or possibly even in Missouri.

I've found quite a few of these types of padlocks on early settlement sites here in Southern Ontario, but mine were primarily made in

Thanks for the follow information Gilliamguy. :thumbsup:
The reason I asked is because it maybe have been a locally made lock by a company in your area, or possibly even in Missouri.

I've found quite a few of these types of padlocks on early settlement sites here in Southern Ontario, but mine were primarily made in the UK.
Thanks for your reply. I've only found 2 locks like these, and both came from the same site.
First one had the dust cover and was stamped U.S.

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