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Copper-alloy barrel lock

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posted on 2021-10-27, 19:21 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
MS 723, folio 35: Sibertswold boxes. No. 24 \Brass hinges [image of barrel lock] [image of hasp]\Fragmentary bronze barrel-lock, length 2.1cm. Comprises a sheet bronze cylinder, rolled edge to edge, with a small cylinder closing the slit and attached by clip fastening. Internal works missing; indeed no trace of iron at all: end plates missing.Wooden box described in grave report associated with brass hinges (M 6448), barrel lock (M 6449) and iron fitting (catch?). – D.H.

History

Grave ID

Sibertswold Downs Grave 24

Object ID

M6449

Catalogue Number

M 6449

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; brass)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

miscellaneous, barrel lock (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; barrel lock) (Antiquarian Keyword; whistle, toy)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

misc