Object Detail


Maker and Role
Willard Doremus (b.1852, d.1915), Patentee
The Eagle Lock Company (estab. 1833, closed 1975), Assignee
Date
Jul 05 1881
Object Type
Media
Brass
Dimensions
20 x 17 x 2 1/4" (50.8 x 43.2 x 5.7cm)
Description
Doremus's invention "relates to an improvement in locks designed principally for drawers and cupboards" where it "frequently becomes desirable, when one's keys are misplaced or not convenient, to quickly lock the drawer or door, particularly when suddenly called away from the drawers of desks or those containing valuables." (Patent Number 243,872)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.3350
Currently on Display
No

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