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Your one-stop resource for dating & information on vintage and antique Chubb Locks, Safes & Security Equipment


Serial Number / Date

Size / Weight



Sn: 491014

D: 25th Jul 1865

Definitive detector safe lock with curtain.

Sn: 619566

D:  25th Aug 1970

Mortice night latch, with detector


D: 21st Nov 1870

Definitive Detector rim latch

Sn: 626662

D: 28th Dec 1870

Gunpowder proof safe lock.

Lock Register 1861 - 1870

A selection of Chubb locks made between 1861 - 1870, and preserved in private or public collections.

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Notes and Key to abbreviations used in the on-line registers.

D: date.  Mat: materials.Sn: serial number. Sz: size. Wt: weight.

Sizes, unless otherwise stated, refer to case or body size excluding extended bolts.