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click picture for more info This high quality latch is for a door where a locking function is not needed. click picture for more info These are nice quality locks with heavy cast iron casings made around 1930-1940s.The face plate is either solid nickel or plated brass. Casing is strong cast iron with many brass interior parts. The face plates are steel with warm brass plating that gives a nice distressed look to coordinate with your old hardware.

The easy part is that almost all antique mortise locks are reversible for right and left hand doors.

Please also refer to Helpful Information on how to measure and install antique mortise locks.

The lock has been cleaned and oiled and operates perfectly....

click picture for more info This lock has been inspected/oiled and is in perfect operating condition.

The ornate faceplate, strike and deadbolt are solid bronze so you can polish to a brilliant shine if you choose or let it gain more patina. The ornate faceplate, strike and deadbolt are solid bronze so you can polish to a brilliant shine if you choose to do so. The faceplates are steel with worn brass plating and typical minor scratches and little dings.

Both locks are alike and by the same unknown maker.

A convenient method for the brass face plates so you dont have to remove the entire latch to paint the door.

The face plate is a separate place that is held to the latch itself when...

The faceplate marked Yale - is brass with typical minor scratches and little dings..

Lock is reversible for right or left hand doors remove one screw, flip the strike over and close the lock again....

Locks are reversible for right or left hand doors ...

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