Morning Star, October 6, 2002, pg. Prouty Company moved here from Midland (where it had been formed in 1893) and began operations in August, 1901. Prouty, was no stranger to our area, as he was once a student at Albion College.
His home was at 803 E. The Prouty locks especially became popular for use on barns, sheds, and homes. They are approximately 2½ in diameter. There is a bar about 5½ long attached to it, with a hole on the left to affix a bolt.
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 Wood Storage Trunk Chest T.
Prouty Lock" is in sale since Monday, February 22, 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.