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For sale is a rare BRASS CORBIN RAILROAD PADLOCK & KEYS from the Corbin Cabinet Lock Company, New Britain, Connecticut. This working pad lock is in great condition but the spring for the key hole drop cover is a bit worn. The lock is sporting its original spike chain. The lock’s hasp unlocks and locks. The lock comes with two working brass keys. This padlock has a mounting chain which allowed you to secure the padlock near to its hasp so that when it’s unlocked it does not get lost. The lock measures 3 1/2 inches overall Height, 2 1/2 inches Wide , and 3/4 inches thick. A top notch collectible lock.

In March 1844, Philip Corbin began to work for the Matteson, Russell & Erwin Company where he acquired the necessary factory skills to advance in the hardware industry. In the fall of the same year, Corbin apprenticed for Henry Andrews Company where he learned the art of lock making. In 1870, the Corbin Company started focusing on decorative hardware. Many prominent buildings from Boston to Philadelphia, including the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford are outfitted with Corbin decorative hardware. Philip Corbin died after a long illness on November 3, 1910 at the age of 86. At the time of his death, Corbin’s companies employed over 1,800 people and were major manufacturing centers in New Britain, even starting an automobile manufacturing company.



Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 6 in