The loop fastener which would go on a barn door, slips into the center of the lock. In order to unlock the mechanism, a key is used. Today, Prouty locks are collectors items.
Locks with keys are especially hard to locate, and they bring a premium today. From our Historical Notebook this week we present a photograph of a Prouty lock with key. The inscription on the bar states, T. How many of our readers have seen a Prouty lock before, and how many own one? Condition: Very good, with wear and marks from use.
Like us on Facebook, The Green Scene Antiques. The item "Huge Antique Handmade Cedar RED Wood Storage Trunk Chest T. Prouty Lock" is in sale since Tuesday, March 29, 2016.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Furniture\Chests & Trunks\1900-1950". The seller is "jillbasha" and is located in Scranton, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.