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
22 1/2 x 16 3/4 x 2" (57.2 x 42.5 x 5.1cm)
Description
Doremus's patent "relates to locks designed more especially for drawers and boxes, as well as night-latches for doors. The main object of my improvement is to so construct a lock that the operative parts can be adjusted and set to suit the bridge, ward, or tumbler recesses of a key." (Patent Number 243,870)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.3349
Currently on Display
No

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