Plain Skeleton Key: A Classic Solution for Antique Furniture Locks
Historical Insight and Utility
Skeleton keys are steeped in history, symbolizing the early days of lock-making. Their simple yet effective design made them a staple for antique furniture locks, especially in America. Characterized by their basic bit and barrel configurations, these keys were used extensively across various furniture pieces. The plain skeleton key, with its straightforward design, represents a universal solution to unlocking many traditional locks found in antique furniture, capturing the essence of a bygone era of craftsmanship.
SpecificationsOverall Length: 2 3/8"
Shaft Length: 1 1/2"
Bit: 3/16" Wide x 3/16" Tall
Inner Barrel Diameter: 1/8"
Material: Die Cast Zinc with Brass Plate
Sizes: Approximate, may vary.
The Plain Skeleton Key is an essential tool for anyone interested in antique furniture restoration or collection. Its universal design and historical significance make it a valuable addition to any restoration project, ensuring both functional and aesthetic integrity.