Padlock with slide key and turning key, Anonymous, 1500 - 1599

Padlock with slide key and turning key, Anonymous, 1500 - 1599

iron, h 6.7cm × w 15.0cm × t 2.0cm. More details

Two keys are required to open this rectangular padlock. The flat key with the distinctive ‘tooth’ fits exactly into a slot beneath a plate at the base of the lock. Only when this slide key is in position can the second key (with the round bow) be inserted in the keyhole to open the lock.

On display in room 0.7-Z1.02

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