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Padlock and key

Padlock and key
Title
Padlock and key
Date 
ca. 1889
Medium 
Steel
Dimensions 
a: 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 6.4 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm ) b: 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 5.7 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Padlock made of steel with U-shape lock that fully releases both ends when key in hole in base of barrel-shaped padlock is turned; double sided key.
Credit Line 
Gift of Eugene A. Hoffman
Object Number 
1943.60ab
Marks 
cast: into either side of lock with raised letters: "1889" and "CA"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group